Shane Doan

Canadian ice hockey player

Shane Albert Doan (born October 10, 1976) is a Canadian professional ice hockey executive and former player currently serving as chief hockey development officer for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). Doan spent the entirety of his 21-season NHL career with the Coyotes franchise, beginning with the Winnipeg Jets in 1995 before playing in Arizona for two decades.

Shane Doan
Doan with the Phoenix Coyotes in 2014
Born (1976-10-10) October 10, 1976 (age 47)
Halkirk, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 223 lb (101 kg; 15 st 13 lb)
Position Right wing
Shot Right
Played for Winnipeg Jets
Arizona Coyotes
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 7th overall, 1995
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 1995–2017

Career change

Before playing in the NHL, Doan played 3 seasons with the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League (WHL). During his time there, he was able to win the Memorial Cup two years in a row with the Blazers and won the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as the Most Valuable Player in the Memorial Cup Tournament.

He was drafted with the 7th overall pick by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. In the 2003-04 season, he was named the third captain in Phoenix Coyotes history, replacing Teppo Numminen, who was traded to the Dallas Stars. He signed a 4-year, $21.2 million contract with the Coyotes on September 14, 2012.[1] On August 30, 2017, Doan officially announced his retirement from the NHL.[2]

Personal life change

He grew up in a religious family and continues to be a practicing Christian. He also writes Bible verse Romans 8:28 on his hockey sticks.[3] In April 2011 Doan along with his brother Brook appeared as the "Prey" on the television series Mantracker.[4]

References change

  1. "Doan re-signs with Coyotes for four years". NHL. Retrieved March 28, 2014.
  2. "Shane Doan retires after 21-year NHL career -". Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  3. "Faith, family and an iron will to compete leave Shane Doan smiling". Toronto Star. April 15, 2011. Retrieved March 28, 2014.
  4. "Shane Doan and brother Brook beat 'Mantracker'". Toronto Star. April 18, 2011. Retrieved March 28, 2014.

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