Ron Hextall

NHL Goalie Ron Hextall Full Name: Ron Hextall


Profession: NHL Goalie
Why Famous: Played 13 NHL seasons, 11 of which were for the Philadelphia Flyers. His mobile style of play, in which he provided support to his defencemen by coming out of the goal area to play the puck was revolutionary. He was also known for being one of the NHL's most aggressive goaltenders, setting records for the number of penalty minutes by a goalie.

Born: May 3, 1964 (54 years old)
Birthplace: Brandon, Manitoba, Canada

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events in the Life of Ron Hextall

  • 1987-12-08 Flyers' Ron Hextall becomes 1st goalie to actually score a goal
  • 1989-04-11 1st playoff goal scored by a goalie, Ron Hextall of Philadelphia

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