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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on April 26th, 2022

Allan Guy "Al" Hamilton - Born August 20, 1946 in Flin Flon, Manitoba is a retired Canadian ice Hockey defenceman.

- Memorial Cup Champion 1966 with Edmonton Oil Kings.
Memorial Cup finalist 1964 and 1965 with Edmonton Oil Kings.

Central Professional Hockey League / CPHL playoff finalist 1967 with Omaha Knights.

Hamilton made his NHL debut with the New York Rangers on February 2, 1966 vs the Chicago Black Hawks at Chicago Stadium in a 4-3 Chicago win.

Hamilton scored his 1st NHL goal vs Denis DeJordy of the Los Angeles Kings on December 17, 1970 at 4:10 of the 3rd period in a 4-3 Buffalo Sabres win..

Hamilton made the jump to the World Hockey Association / WHA first season in 1972-73, playing for the Alberta Oilers, and being named their 1st captain.

Member of WHA Team Canada in the 1974 Summit Series vs the Soviet Union.

Avco World Trophy / Avco Cup finalist 1979 with Edmonton Oilers.

Al Hamilton is a “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame, inducted in 1992.

Al Hamilton is a inaugural member of the World Hockey Association Hall of Fame 2010.

Hamilton played for the World Hockey Association / WHA Alberta Oilers, Edmonton Oilers and was with the Oilers when they joined the National Hockey League / NHL for the 1979-80 season. He served as the 1st captain of the franchise (4 years). Hamilton is the only Oiler not to be a member of the 1980s Stanley Cup teams to have his number retired - No. 3


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