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April 28, 1964 |
Cambridge, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|Played for||Hartford Whalers
St. Louis Blues
|NHL Draft||86th overall, 1982
Detroit Red Wings
Shaw was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 5th round (86th overall) during the 1982 NHL Entry Draft. He played Junior Hockey for the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League, Minor League Hockey for the Salt Lake Golden Eagles, Atlanta Knights and Detroit Vipers of the now defunct International Hockey League as well as the Binghamton Whalers of the American Hockey League, and professional hockey for the Hartford Whalers, Ottawa Senators, Washington Capitals, and St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League.
After retiring as a player from professional hockey, Shaw served as an assistant coach for the Detroit Vipers of the IHL, Springfield Falcons and Cincinnati Mighty Ducks of the American Hockey League, and Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League, as well as head coach for the New York Islanders for part of the 2005–2006 season, after former head coach Steve Stirling was fired. His NHL coaching record as the Islanders interim coach was 18–18–4.
Shaw's wife, Mary, is an author, and writer of the popular children's book series Brady, Brady, named after their son, Brady, who currently plays hockey for the University of Vermont Catamounts.
NHL coaching record
|Team||Year||Regular Season||Post Season|
|NYI||2005-06||18||18||4||.500||4th in Atlantic Division||-||-||Missed Playoffs|
|0||0||0 Stanley Cups|
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
- Brad Shaw's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Brad Shaw's biography at Legends of Hockey
|Ottawa Senators captain
with Mark Lamb
|Head coach of the New York Islanders