William 'Bill' Robert Guerin (born November 9, 1970) is an American professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Bill Guerin has played for the Dallas Stars, the Boston Bruins, the Edmonton Oilers, the St. Louis Blues, the San Jose Sharks, the New Jersey Devils, the New York Islanders, and was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 4, 2009 just before the 3:00pm trade deadline. He has won a Stanley Cup with New Jersey in 1995, the World Cup in 1996, a silver medal with Team USA at the 2002 Winter Olympics and was named MVP for the 2001 All-Star game. He was drafted in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft 5th overall by the Devils.
After a 41-goal season in 2001–02, as a free-agent, he left the Bruins and signed a 5-year contract with the Dallas Stars. Guerin performed below expectations during his tenure with the Stars. After a disappointing season in 2005–06 where he notched only 40 points, Dallas decided to buy out the remainder of his contract. The conditions of buyouts in the NHL meant that the Stars would pay him 2/3 of the remaining salary on his contract spread out over twice as many years. This meant $6.7 million...
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