Neil Sheehy

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Neil Sheehy
Born (1960-02-09) February 9, 1960 (age 54)
Fort Frances, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Defense
Played for Calgary Flames
Hartford Whalers
Washington Capitals
Olimpija Hertz Ljubljana
NHL Draft undrafted
Playing career 1983–1994

Neil Kane Sheehy (born February 9, 1960 in Fort Frances, Ontario) is a retired American ice hockey player with dual citizenship. He grew up in International Falls, Minnesota.

A defenceman and Harvard University graduate, Sheehy signed as a free agent in 1983 by the Calgary Flames. His tough defensive play would help guide the Flames to their first finals appearance in 1986. He has also played for the Hartford Whalers and Washington Capitals. He is one of two NHL members who wore the number 0, the other was Paul Bibeault. He now is a successful NHL sports agent.

His brother is former NHL and USA Olympic team member Timothy Sheehy.

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