Ron Hextall Biography

Ronald Jeffrey Hextall is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played 13 National Hockey League seasons for the Philadelphia Flyers, Quebec Nordiques, and New York Islanders. He served as Assistant General Manager for the Flyers for one season, and was promoted to General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers, replacing Paul Holmgren on May 7, 2014.

Hextall played 11 of his 13 seasons over two stints with the Flyers. He holds several team records and is a member of the Flyers Hall of Fame. During his rookie season in 1986–87, he was awarded the Vezina Trophy as the league's top goaltender and led the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Finals. Despite the Flyers' loss to the Edmonton Oilers in seven games, he won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoffs' most valuable player, making him one of only five players to win the trophy in a losing effort. Injuries in the middle of his career contributed to a drop in his playing ability; as a result, he was traded on three occasions in the off-seasons between 1992 and 1994 to the Quebec Nordiques, the New York Islanders and then back to the Flyers. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Ron Hextall
Nationality:
Canada
Profession:
Ice hockey player
Date of Birth:
May 3, 1964 (58)
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
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