Shane Sims

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Shane Sims
Born (1988-04-30) April 30, 1988 (age 26)
East Amherst, NY, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
ECHL team
Former teams
Toledo Walleye
New York Islanders
Aalborg Pirates
HC TWK Innsbruck
NHL Draft 126th overall, 2006
New York Islanders
Playing career 2011–present

Shane Sims (born April 30, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman.[1] He is currently playing for the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL.

He is from East Amherst, New York. He attended The Ohio State University.[2] He was drafted by the New York Islanders in the 5th round (126th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. On April 9, 2011 he signed a one-day NHL regular season amateur tryout agreement.[3] On April 9, 2011 he appeared in the Islanders 2010-2011 season finale against the Philadelphia Flyers late in the 3rd period making his NHL debut.[4]

After two seasons abroad in Denmark and Austria, with Aalborg Pirates and HC TWK Innsbruck respectively, Sims returned to North America as a free agent to sign a one-year ECHL contract with the Toledo Walleye on September 22, 2014.[5]


  1. ^ "Shane Sims". Hockey'sfuture. Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "OSU PLAYER PROFILE:SHANE SIMS". Ohio State Profile. Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Islanders Press Release: 9 April 2011". Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Flyers 7 (EN), Islanders 4: Wild finish to a wild season". Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Walleye ink defenseman". 2014-09-22. Retrieved 2014-09-22. 

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