|Born||October 10, 1976
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||228 lb (103 kg; 16 st 4 lb)|
|NHL Draft||7th overall, 1995
Shane Albert Doan (born October 10, 1976) is a Canadian ice hockey right winger. He currently plays for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He serves as their captain. He is the only remaining player left from the Jets/Coyotes team when they relocated to Phoenix, as well as one of three players that are currently active in the NHL from the original Winnipeg Jets.
Career[change | change source]
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.
Personal life[change | change source]
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. In April 2011 Doan along with his brother Brook appeared as the "Prey" on the television series Mantracker.
References[change | change source]
- "Doan re-signs with Coyotes for four years". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=641490. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
- "Faith, family and an iron will to compete leave Shane Doan smiling". Toronto Star. http://www.thestar.com/sports/hockey/2011/04/15/faith_family_and_an_iron_will_to_compete_leave_shane_doan_smiling.html. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
- "Shane Doan and brother Brook beat 'Mantracker'". Toronto Star. http://www.ctvnews.ca/shane-doan-and-brother-brook-beat-mantracker-1.633101. Retrieved 2014-03-28.