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Bill Watson (ice hockey)

William Charles Watson (born March 30, 1964 in Pine Falls, Manitoba) is a Canadian former ice hockey player. Watson won the Hobey Baker Award in 1985 while playing for the University of Minnesota Duluth. He would go to play professionally in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Blackhawks.

Bill Watson
Born (1964-03-30) March 30, 1964 (age 55)
Pine Falls, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Right wing
Shot Right
Played for Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft 70th overall, 1982
Chicago Black Hawks
Playing career 1985–1989

Awards and honoursEdit

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1980–81 Prince Albert Raiders SJHL 54 30 39 69 27
1981–82 Prince Albert Raiders SJHL 47 43 41 84 37
1982–83 University of Minnesota Duluth WCHA 22 5 10 15 10
1983–84 University of Minnesota Duluth WCHA 40 35 51 86 12
1984–85 University of Minnesota Duluth WCHA 46 49 60 109 46
1985–86 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 52 8 16 24 2 2 0 1 1 0
1986–87 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 51 13 19 32 6 4 0 1 1 0
1987–88 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 9 2 0 2 0
1987–88 Saginaw Hawks IHL 35 15 20 35 10
1988–89 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 3 0 1 1 4
1988–89 Saginaw Hawks IHL 42 26 24 50 18 3 1 0 1 2
NHL totals 115 23 36 59 12 6 0 2 2 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  3. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Tom Kurvers
WCHA Player of the Year
1984–85
Succeeded by
Dallas Gaume
Preceded by
Paul Pooley
NCAA Ice Hockey Scoring Champion
1984–85
Succeeded by
Dan Dorion
Preceded by
Tom Kurvers
Winner of the Hobey Baker Award
1984–85
Succeeded by
Scott Fusco
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Phil Latreille, Dave Taylor
NCAA Single-Season Points Leader
1985–1987
Succeeded by
Tony Hrkac