Wayne Hillman

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Wayne Hillman
Wayne Hillman Chex.jpg
Born (1938-11-13)November 13, 1938
Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
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) with the Cleveland Crusaders.

He was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, and was the younger brother of defenceman Larry Hillman and defenceman Floyd Hillman.

Wayne was also the uncle of former NHL forward Brian Savage.

Hillman played in one game during the 1961 Stanley Cup Finals for Chicago on April 16, 1961, so his name was engraved on the Stanley Cup with the rest of the team.[1]

Wayne Hillman died due to cancer on November 24, 1990.


  1. ^ "TOP 25 NHL DEBUTS OF ALL-TIME: FROM A LUCKY GOALIE IN 1917 TO MATTHEWS' FOUR-GOAL ENTRANCE IN 2017". thehockeynews.com. October 3, 2017. Retrieved September 10, 2018.

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