Golden Knights extend contract of goalie Adin Hill

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Adin Hill skates with the Stanley Cup after the Knights...
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Adin Hill skates with the Stanley Cup after the Knights defeated the Florida Panthers 9-3 in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Tuesday, June 13, 2023, in Las Vegas. The Knights won the series 4-1. (AP Photo/John Locher)(John Locher | AP)
Published: Jun. 30, 2023 at 2:07 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Fresh off a heroic playoff performance that helped the team claim the Stanley Cup, Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Adin Hill has signed a contract extension.

According to a VGK media release, General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced that the team signed Hill, 27, to a two-year contract extension worth an average annual value of $4,900,000 per year. During the regular season, he posted career highs in games (27), starts (25) and wins (16), as he went 16-7-1 with a 2.50 goals-against average and a .915 save percentage. In the playoffs, Hill went 11-4, playing in each of the team’s final 16 games of the postseason. His .932 save percentage led the league, while he posted a 2.17 GAA and recorded two shutouts.

Since January 1, between regular season and playoffs, Hill was 19-8 with a .930 save percentage and a 2.19 GAA. He finished third in the voting for the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

A veteran of 101 regular-season games across six seasons, the Comox, B.C., native was acquired from San Jose on Aug. 29, 2022, for a fourth-round pick in the 2024 NHL Draft. He has a career record of 45-39-6 with a 2.67 GAA and .910 save percentage while playing for Arizona, San Jose and Vegas.