Sean Hill

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSean Ronald•Hill
Used nameSean•Hill
Born14 February 1970 in Duluth, Minnesota (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 92 kg
AffiliationsMontréal Canadiens, Montréal (CAN)
NOC United States


Sean Hill skated defense for the University of Wisconsin, helping them win the 1990 NCAA Championships. He had a long NHL career that began with one game in the 1991 season with the Montreal Canadiens, and lasted through the 2008 season. He later skated for the Might Ducks of Anaheim, four seasons with the Ottawa Senators, six seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes, and brief stops with the St. Louis Blues, Florida Panthers, New York Islanders, and the Minnesota Wild. His NHL career consisted of 876 games, in which he scored 62 goals and had 236 points. Hill played for the US at the 1990 World Junior Championships, the 1992 Winter Olympics, and the 1994 World Championships. He finished his hockey career with EHC Biel-Bienne in the Swiss hockey league. Hill is known as being the first NHL player suspended for using performance enhancing drugs (PEDs), which caused him to serve a 20-game suspension in the 2007-00 season.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) USA Sean Hill
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) United States 4