Timothy Sheehy (ice hockey)
|Olympic medal record|
|Competitor for United States|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Silver||1972 Sapporo||Ice hockey|
Timothy Kane "Tim" Sheehy (born September 3, 1948 in Fort Frances, Ontario and raised in nearby International Falls, Minnesota) is a retired ice hockey player. Sheehy played Minnesota high school hockey for International Falls before joining the Boston College men's ice hockey team. Sheehy, who has dual citizenship, also played for Team USA at the 1969 and 1971 Ice Hockey World Championship as well as the 1972 US Olympic hockey team that surprisingly won the Silver Medal at the 1972 Winter Olympic Games.
Sheehy was signed by the World Hockey Association's New England Whalers after the Olympics and later also played 433 games for the WHA Edmonton Oilers and Birmingham Bulls before moving on to the National Hockey League where he played a total of 27 games for the Detroit Red Wings and Hartford Whalers before retiring from professional hockey in 1980.
Sheehy was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 1997. Sheehy is the nephew of legendary National Football League player Bronko Nagurski. His younger brother Neil Sheehy also played in the NHL.
Awards and honors
|All-ECAC Hockey Second Team||1968–69|
|All-ECAC Hockey First Team||1969–70|
- Timothy Sheehy's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Timothy Sheehy's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|ECAC Hockey Player of the Year
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