Men's Ice Hockey


Blake  Hillman
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Blake Hillman


Elk River, Minn.

High School:
Waterloo Black Hawks - USHL

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 193




Denver vs. Minnesota-Duluth

NCAA Frozen Four Championship Game: Denver vs. Minnesota-Duluth

Selected by Chicago in the 6th Round (173rd Overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. 

2017-18: Named Bauer NCHC Defenseman of the Week (Jan. 8, 2017)...Named to the NCHC Academic All-Conference Team (Feb. 14, 2018)...

One of Denver’s 16 Academic All-Conference Team members… Scored first goal of season on Mar. 10 vs. CC… Fired season-high 5 SOG three times (Dec. 10 vs. UMD, Jan. 6 & 7 vs. ASU)… Dished out season-high two assists on Nov. 12 at UND.

Named Most Outstanding Player of NCAA West Regional after recording 2G-2A-4P and scoring the GWG against FSU on March 27 in Saint Paul... Made NCAA debut on Oct. 10 vs. Air Force... Scored first career collegiate goal (also GWG) on Jan. 8 at UNO... Recorded season-best +4 plus/minus rating on Jan. 30 at Miami... Blocked season-high three shots on Feb. 12 vs. North Dakota.

Before Denver:     
Spent two seasons in the USHL with Dubuque and Waterloo, totaling 6G-25A-31P and a +23 plus/minus rating in 112 career games… Won Gold with Team USA at the 2014 World Junior 'A' Challenge in Kindersley, Saskatchewan, registering 4GP-0G-1A-1P-2PIM at the tournament… Spent two seasons (2011-13) with Elk River High in Minnesota, recording 4G-18A-22P-18PIM in 53 career USHS games…. Drafted by Dubuque in the 16th round, 240th overall in the 2013 USHL Entry Draft

The son of Jeff and Desiree Hillman… Has two sisters: Bella (11) and Breea (8)… Chose to attend DU because of its tradition of excellence and the high caliber of its hockey coaches… Career goal is to earn his degree and continue playing hockey afterwards… Favorite NHL player is John Carlson, whom his game is modeled after… Favorite TV show is Arrow… Favorite movie is Dodgeball… Favorite book is The Boys of Winter… Favorite pro sports team is the Minnesota Wild… Favorite sport to play other than hockey is golf… Enjoys playing Xbox in his spare time.



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