Bill Hajt

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Bill Hajt
Born (1951-11-18) November 18, 1951 (age 66)
Radisson, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
NHL Draft 33rd overall, 1971
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1972–1987

William Albert Hajt (born November 18, 1951 in Radisson, Saskatchewan and raised in Borden, Saskatchewan) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the NHL from 1973 until 1987. He is the father of Buffalo Sabres assistant coach Chris Hajt who played six games in the National Hockey League for the Edmonton Oilers and the Washington Capitals.

Hajt was drafted 33rd overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft. He played 854 career NHL games, all with the Sabres, scoring 42 goals and 202 assists for 244 points. His highest point total of his career was actually his rookie season, when he registered 29 points and a plus minus rating of +47.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967–68 Saskatoon Blades WCHL 60 4 10 14 35 7 0 1 1 2
1968–69 Saskatoon Blades WCHL 60 3 18 21 54 4 0 0 0 0
1969–70 Saskatoon Blades WCHL 60 10 21 31 40 7 2 3 5 8
1970–71 Saskatoon Blades WCHL 66 19 53 72 50 5 1 4 5 2
1972–73 Cincinnati Swords AHL 69 4 31 35 40 15 2 9 11 14
1973–74 Buffalo Sabres NHL 6 0 2 2 0
1973–74 Cincinnati Swords AHL 66 5 30 35 66 5 0 4 4 4
1974–75 Buffalo Sabres NHL 76 3 26 29 68 17 1 4 5 18
1975–76 Buffalo Sabres NHL 80 6 21 27 48 9 0 1 1 15
1976–77 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 6 20 26 56 6 0 1 1 4
1977–78 Buffalo Sabres NHL 76 4 18 22 30 8 0 0 0 2
1978–79 Buffalo Sabres NHL 40 3 8 11 20
1979–80 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 4 12 16 24 14 0 5 5 4
1980–81 Buffalo Sabres NHL 68 2 19 21 42 8 0 2 2 17
1981–82 Buffalo Sabres NHL 65 2 9 11 44 2 0 0 0 0
1982–83 Buffalo Sabres NHL 72 3 12 15 26 10 0 0 0 4
1983–84 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 3 24 27 32 3 0 0 0 0
1984–85 Buffalo Sabres NHL 57 5 13 18 14 3 1 3 4 6
1985–86 Buffalo Sabres NHL 58 1 16 17 25
1986–87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 23 0 2 2 4
NHL totals 854 42 202 244 433 80 2 16 18 70

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