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Former Bruin Hal Gill warns against playing a physical game

Some teams in the NHL are synonymous with physical play, and while Boston has historically been one of those teams, a former Bruin spoke out recently against trying to live up to the 'Big, bad Bruins' nickname. Hal Gill, a 6-foot-7 Massachusetts native, played eight seasons for the Bruins between 1997-2004, and he recently talked to about how Boston's new acquisitions this...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hal Gill, a 6-foot-7 defenseman, retires after 16 NHL seasons

  Hal Gill, a 6-foot-7 defenseman who spent 16 seasons in the NHL and won a Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009, retired Thursday at age 40. Gill weighed 243 pounds and was an imposing presence on the ice. He also played with Boston, Toronto, Montreal, Nashville and Philadelphia. He announced his retirement through the NHL Players' Association. He lauded the "great...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Defenseman Hal Gill retires from NHL after 16 seasons

TORONTO (AP) Defenseman Hal Gill has retired from the NHL at age 40 after 16 seasons and a Stanley Cup title. At 6-foot-7 and 243 pounds, Gill was an imposing presence on the ice and a key part of Pittsburgh's 2009 championship. He also played with Boston, Toronto, Montreal, Nashville and Philadelphia. He announced his retirement Thursday through the NHL Players' Association. He...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast Ep. 98: Setting Up Game Six, Gus vs. Gill

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful Podcast on, Steve Jacot and Hal Greenblatt look at the Flyers as they head into game 6 against the New York Rangers, down 3-2. Topics include the team's line and offensive difficulties, Hal Gill vs. Erik Gustafsson, Steve Mason, Scott Laughton, and more. Flyers Faithful Podcast Ep 98   You can find the podcast on iTunes...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Gift Away Game Five To Rangers…Can They Save This Series?

    Game 4 of this Stanley Cup Playoff series has been a bit of the ol’ back and forth. Rangers win one. Flyers win one. Rangers with another. Flyers counter that. Rangers grab the fifth game. Common sense would dictate that Game 6 should be Philly’s turn to keep things going with a win at home to send things to a winner takes all thriller, right? That may not necessarily be...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Illogical, Indefensible Decision to Play Hal Gill

  Photo by Amy Irvin/38 Photography It's not a stretch to say that Hal Gill's play cost the Flyers the game on Sunday afternoon. Gill was on the ice for the Rangers' 2nd and 3rd goals that effectively buried the Flyers at 3-0 in the second period, and both came directly following miscues from Gill. On the second Rangers goal, Gill whiffed on a glorious scoring chance that...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers defenseman Hal Gill pretends to water ski behind Zamboni (Video)

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Hal Gill lightened things up during a practice in Buffalo before Tuesday night's game against the Sabres by pretending to water ski behind the Zamboni as it traveled around the ice.Gill did not play in the 4-3 Flyers victory that evening.Video via NHL. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hal Gill pretends to water ski behind Zamboni

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Hal Gill decided to copy David Ling and entertained him teammates by “water-skiing” behind the Zamboni at practice.  Gill may not be the original creator of this, but that doesn’t make it any less funny. [YouTube] The post Hal Gill “Water-skis” behind Zamboni at practice appeared first on Diehardsport.
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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