Date of Birth: 1948
Place of Birth: Wesleyville, Bonavista Bay, NL
Inducted: 2020 (Player Category)
Jack Hill is one of a handful of hockey players who can boast they won the prestigious Boyle Trophy and Herder Memorial Trophy championships.
Hill came up through the Prince of Wales Collegiate ranks, beginning his intercollegiate hockey career at age 15 before making the jump to the Guards, with whom he played St. John’s junior and senior hockey in 1963-64 and 1964-65.
A Wesleyville native, Hill won scoring titles and MVP awards in both leagues, and also helped the senior Blue and White to the Boyle Trophy championship.
After winning the junior league scoring title and Guards’ junior MVP award in 1967-68, he broke in with the St. John’s Capitals the following season and registered a 28-point campaign.
In 1969-70, he was scoring leader and MVP of the St. John’s senior league, helped Guards win the Boyle Trophy and the Caps win the Herder. Hill would go on to win another two Herders with the Caps.
He registered 144 points in 163 games with the St. John’s Capitals.