Ron Hextall

NHL Goalie Ron Hextall

Profession: NHL Goalie

Nationality:
Canada
Canadian

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
Birthplace: Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Age: 55 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

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

Famous Ice Hockey Players