Brendan Shanahan: Former NHL Star Inducted to 2013 Hockey Hall of Fame Class

July 9th, 2013 by Tom Urtz Jr. Leave a reply »

The Hockey Hall of Fame committee should have inducted Brendan Shanahan last year, but now he is officially headed to Toronto for enshrinement. Shanahan has a lengthy and talented career, and he will take his rightful place amongst greats such as Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Bobby Orr.

There were several players eligible for enshrinement this year, but let's take a look at why Shanahan was chosen.


Player: Brendan Shanahan

Age: 44

Height/Weight: 6’3”, 220 pounds 

Playing Career: 1987-2009

Teams Played For: New Jersey Devils, St. Louis Blues, Hartford Whalers, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers


Hall of Fame Résumé: 

Brendan Shanahan is regarded as one of the greatest wingers in NHL history. He played in 1,524 games, scored 656 goals and tallied 1,324 points in a career that spanned 22 seasons. Shanahan also made NHL history as the only player to score 600 or more goals and tally more than 2,000 penalty minutes during an NHL career.

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