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John Hilworth
John Hilworth
Defenseman
Number: 29
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 205
Shoots:
Born: May 23, 1957
Birthplace: Jasper, AB, Canada
Drafted: DET / 1977 NHL Amateur Draft
Round: 4th (55th overall)
Defenseman John Hilworth spent parts of three seasons with the Detroit Red Wings in the late 70s. He was a hard hitter who played an abrasive style in his own end but could also pass the puck fairly well.

Born in Jasper, Alberta, Hilworth played with the Drumheller Miners of the AJHL before joining the WCJHL's Medicine Hat Tigers. He was chosen 55th overall by the Red Wings in 1977 after registering 34 points and 268 penalty minutes in his last junior season.

The young rearguard played five games in Motown during the 1977-78 season but saw most of his ice time with the Kansas City Red Wings of the CHL. Hilworth split the next year between Detroit and K.C., but was strictly a farmhand by the next year. After being picked up on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers in March, 1980, he spent a year with the CHL's Wichita Wind. He retired early in the 1984-85 season after a solid 2 1/2 years in the IHL.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 82 13 37 -15 50
D. Larkin 80 23 22 11 45
T. Tatar 81 21 24 4 45
G. Nyquist 82 17 26 -2 43
J. Abdelkader 82 19 23 -16 42
M. Green 74 7 28 -6 35
B. Richards 68 10 18 4 28
D. Helm 77 13 13 -2 26
N. Kronwall 64 3 23 -21 26
R. Sheahan 81 14 11 -8 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 27 16 6 .921 2.33
J. Howard 14 14 5 .906 2.80