Friday, June 16, 2017

Vipers Alumni Gill On Hockey Night Punjabi‏:

Hockey Night Punjabi‏ talks with former Vernon Vipers forward Sahir Gill.

Gill just finished his third season with the American Hockey League Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

Gill was invited to the Pittsburgh Penguins Training camp in October 2016 made his NHL pre-season debut September 28th 2016 went pointless in the Penguins 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks before being assigned the American 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. Gill has spent the past three seasons playing with the East Coast Hockey League Wheeling Nailers & the American Hockey League Hamilton Bulldogs/Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

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).

Sahir Gill's Player Profile:

This was on Hockey Night Punjabi Twitter Account:

Penguins prospect, @SahirGill28 talks about how he got his start playing & his thoughts on the game growing within the Punjabi community

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