Wayne Hillman

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Wayne Hillman
Wayne Hillman Cleveland Crusaders.JPG
Born (1938-11-13)November 13, 1938
Kirkland Lake, ON, CAN
Died November 24, 1990(1990-11-24) (aged 52)
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Chicago Black Hawks
New York Rangers
Minnesota North Stars
Philadelphia Flyers
Cleveland Crusaders
Playing career 1957–1975

Wayne James Hillman (November 13, 1938 – November 24, 1990) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Chicago Black Hawks, New York Rangers, Minnesota North Stars and Philadelphia Flyers. He also played in the World Hockey Association (WHA) for the Cleveland Crusaders. He was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, and was the younger brother of defenceman Larry Hillman than Floyd Hillman. Wayne is also the uncle of Brian Savage. Hillman played in one playoff game for Chicago in 1961, but his name was still engraved on the Stanley Cup with the rest of the team. Wayne Hillman died of cancer on November 24, 1990.

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