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Vegas Golden Knights Acquire Adin Hill

08/29/2022 at 7:58pm EDT

VEGAS (August 29, 2022) – Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, August 29, that the team has acquired goaltender Adin Hill from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft.

Hill, a native of British Columbia, spent the 2021-22 campaign in San Jose and appeared in a career-high 25 games with the Sharks, posting a 2.66 GAA and .906 save percentage with two shutouts. Before his time in San Jose, Hill played four seasons with the Coyotes after being drafted by Arizona in the third round (76th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The goaltender has seen action in a total of 74 NHL contests, earning a 2.74 GAA and .908 save percentage. Internationally, Hill helped Canada win gold at the 2021 IIHF World Championship by appearing in three games and making 36 saves on 40 shots. The 26-year-old spent three years with the Portland Winterhawks and earned the best save percentage (.921) among all qualified goaltenders in the WHL following the 2014-15 season.

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