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After playing well for the Coyotes, Hill now moves on to San Jose, where he’s expected to be possibly the team’s No. 1 goalie.


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May 2022 – Hill entered the 2022 season as the backup goaltender for the San Jose Sharks with a real chance to cement himself as a permanent NHL player and potential heir to James Reimer. His future looks far more murky as we enter the 2023 season, however, due the the acquisition of Kaapo Kahkonen and his middling results (26GP, 2.66 GAA, .906 sv%). Hill is now likely back to playing third fiddle and at 26 years old with parts of five NHL seasons played, he is running out of opportunities. Donesh Mazloum

July 2021- The Coyotes were expected to protect Darcy Kuemper for the Seattle Kraken expansion draft, meaning a very good chance Hill would be selected. Instead of losing him for nothing the Coyotes have dealt Hill to San Jose along with a 2022 seventh-round pick for goalie Josef Korenar and a 2022 second-round pick. Hill, an restricted free agent this summer is now expected to be protected by the Sharks and Martin Jones will be left unprotected. As of right now, Hill is expected to be San Jose’s opening night starter in October. Keith Duggan

May 2021- Expected to be mostly on the taxi squad as the Coyotes third string goalie, Hill instead found himself playing as the team’s top or backup goalie most of 2020-21 season. Both Darcy Kuemper and Antti Raanta were injured for long stretches of the campaign. Hill played well, giving his team a chance to win, playing 19 games, finishing with a 9-9-1 record. He also posted solid stats, 2.74 GAA and a .913 SV%. Keith Duggan

September 2020- The Coyotes have signed Hill, an impending restricted free agent, to a one-year, one-way contract. With rumors of a possible trade request due to him believing he was ready for the NHL, this could be a sign from Arizona that they are willing to give Hill the backup role. There has also been several rumors the Coyotes are shopping both Darcy Kuemper and Antti Raanta to cut payroll, especially Kuemper who is due for a big raise this coming year on a new contract. Hill’s number