Former Vernon Vipers forward Sahir Gill made his NHL pre-season
debut Wednesday with the defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Gill wearing #52 saw 8:33 of ice time went pointless in the Penguins 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Takeaways from Penguins-Blackhawks game,
Gill was invited to the Penguins Training camp has spent the past three seasons in the American Hockey League & East Coast Hockey League. Gill left Boston University after three seasons to sign with the ECHL Wheeling Nailers in 2013. Gill attended the Montreal Canadians Training Camp in 2014 before being released played last season with the AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins & the ECHL Wheeling Nailers. In 21 games with the Penguins Gill recorded (5-goals-9-assists-14-points) & in 24 games with the Nailers Gill picked up (3-goals-15-assists-18-points).
Gill played parts of two seasons in Vernon (2008-2010). Gill left the Vipers in July 2009 for the United States Hockey League (USHL) Chicago Steel but after playing in 26 games returned to Vernon in mid January 2010 to finish his Junior hockey career with the Vipers. In 71 regular season games with the Vipers Gill collected (21-goals-30-assists-42-points).
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