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#19 - Bill Riley

James William Riley
Position: Right Wing
Born September 20, 1950 in Amherst, Nova Scotia
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 195
Claimed from Washington Capitals in Expansion Draft, June 3, 1979.
The Jets claimed winger Bill Riley from the Washington Capitals in the Expansion Draft. He spent 14 games with the Jets in 1979-1980 and moved on the following season to finish his playing career in the minor leagues. Prior to joining the Jets, he played five seasons in the Capitals' organization and played for future Jets' coach Tom McVie while in Washington.


Scoring Statistics

Regular Season
SeasonGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPSHShots
1979-198014325702011
Totals:143257 2011