2007-08: Played his second season in the BCHL with the Penticton Vees. Lead the team in scoring with 72 points (24 goals, 48 assists) in 54 games. During the postseason, Hextall also helped lead the Vees to a league championship. The team would move on to the Canadian Junior A Hockey League National Championship against the Camrose Kodiaks. After going head-to-head with the Kodiaks, the Vees lost their bid for the Doyle Cup.
2008-09: In his freshman season with North Dakota he posted 12 goals and 14 assists through 42 games.
2009-10: in his sophomore season, Hextall posted 14 goals, 12 assists through 34 games.
2010-11: Hextall signed an entry-level, two-year contract with the Coyotes in April 2011 following his junior season at the University of North Dakota. Hextall was a key two-way forward on a team with several outstanding offensive players and was a career-best +24 with 13 goals and 16 assists. He was third on the Fighting Sioux with 63 PMs. North Dakota was the top team in the country for much of the season, winning the WCHA regular season and playoff titles and reaching the Frozen Four after capturing the NCAA Midwest regional.
2011-12: Hextall skated in 72 games for Coyotes AHL affiliate Portland in his first pro season. Playing mostly a two-way role for the Pirates, he scored 7 goals with 8 assists and was plus-two with 59 penalty minutes. Portland finished third in the Atlantic Division; missing the playoffs by two points.
A hard-working and tenacious winger with speed and quickness, Hextall is the type of player who never takes a shift off. Despite his smallish frame he is absolutely fearless and will hit anything in sight, but still has a good understanding of when and where on the ice he should be physical.
Hextall will look to build off a successful rookie season in the AHL by becoming more of an impact player and continuing to show his potential as a checking winger.