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Dan Hinton
Position Forward
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
165 lb (75 kg)
Teams Chicago Black Hawks
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 24, 1953(1953-05-24),
Toronto, ON, CAN
Died June 1 1994 (aged 41),
Mississauga, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 77th overall, 1973
Chicago Black Hawks
WHA Draft 87th overall, 1973
Houston Aeros
Pro Career 1973 – 1979

Daniel Anthony Hinton, (May 24, 1953 – June 1, 1994) was a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward. He was drafted by the Chicago Black Hawks in the fifth round, 77th overall, of the 1973 NHL Amateur Draft. He was also drafted by the Houston Aeros in the seventh round, 87th overall, of the 1973 WHA Amateur Draft; however, he never played in the World Hockey Association. Hinton played fourteen National Hockey League games with the Black Hawks in the 1976–77 season, scoring no points.

He played junior hockey for the Kitchener Rangers and the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds from 1971 to 1973. Hinton turned pro with the Dallas Black Hawks in 1973-74 and played there for five years. In his rookie season he helped Dallas win the Central Hockey League title. In three of those seasons he scored 20 or more goals.

He played one season for the New Brunswick Hawks in 1978-79, scoring 52 points, and then retired.

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