Hunwick with the Michigan Wolverines
April 9, 1987 |
Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA
|Height||5 ft 7 in (170 cm)|
|Weight||163 lb (74 kg; 11 st 9 lb)|
|Played for||Columbus Blue Jackets
Shawn Richard Hunwick (born April 9, 1987) is an American former professional ice hockey goaltender. He played in one National Hockey League (NHL) game with the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2011–12 season. He also played professionally in the ECHL, the European Trophy, and the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). He is the younger brother of former Wolverines team captain Matt Hunwick, who is currently playing for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League.
Hunwick played for the Michigan Wolverines in the CCHA. Hunwick joined the team as a walk-on in 2007–08 and saw little playing time. After redshirting the 2008–09 season, Hunwick made his debut at the end of the 2009–10 season after starter Bryan Hogan was injured against Notre Dame. Hunwick led his team to a CCHA tournament title, where he won tournament Most Valuable Player (MVP). He then led the Wolverines into the NCAA tournament for Michigan's 20th consecutive appearance, where Michigan lost to Miami. During the next season, he led the team to the NCAA title game, where they lost 3–2 in overtime to Minnesota-Duluth. In 2011-12, he was named one of the ten finalists for the Hobey Baker Award.
Hunwick's professional career started only days after his college career came to an end. On March 28, 2012, Hunwick was signed to an amateur try-out contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets after starting goaltender Steve Mason was injured during practice.
On March 29, 2012, in the context of season-ending injuries to two goaltenders in the Blue Jackets' system - Mark Dekanich and Curtis Sanford - and the continued questionable availability of Mason, Hunwick was signed to a one-year professional contract with the Blue Jackets running through the conclusion of the 2011-2012 season.
In July 2012, Hunwick signed a try-out contract with EC Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Hockey League. Hunwick made his debut for the Red Bulls, replacing goalie Alex Auld in the third period of the second game of the European Trophy on August 19, 2012. Hunwick played for the entirety of the third period and allowed two goals.
In late September 2012, Hunwick was invited to the Providence Bruins' training camp. On October 5, 2012, Hunwick was sent down to play for the Bruins' ECHL affiliate, the South Carolina Stingrays. On October 7, Hunwick started in his first game with the Stingrays, a preseason game against the Gwinnett Gladiators. The Stingrays defeated the Gladiators 5-2, and Hunwick got the win with 36 saves on 38 shots. In 9 games Hunwick posted 4 wins before he was traded to the Utah Grizzlies on November 19, 2012.
Hunwick announced his retirement from professional hockey on August 26, 2013.
|2007–08||University of Michigan||CCHA||1||0||0||0||3||0||0||0.00||1.000||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||University of Michigan||CCHA||11||8||3||0||627||19||1||1.82||.918||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||University of Michigan||CCHA||35||22||9||4||2087||77||4||2.21||.925||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||University of Michigan||CCHA||40||24||12||3||2400||80||5||2.00||.932||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Columbus Blue Jackets||NHL||1||0||0||0||3||0||0||0.00||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||South Carolina Stingrays||ECHL||9||4||4||0||493||24||1||2.92||.918||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||2010|||
|NCAA All-Tournament Team||2011|||
|All-CCHA Second Team||2011–12|||
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- "Hunwick Soaks it All In". Columbus Blue Jackets. 2012-04-08. Retrieved 2012-04-08.
- "Goalie Shawn Hunwick and defender Ian Saab bolster Red Bulls ranks". EC Red Bull Salzburg. 2012-07-20. Retrieved 2012-07-20.
- "Bitter defeat in Luleå brings Red Bulls back down to earth" (in German). EC Red Bull Salzburg. 2012-08-25. Retrieved 2012-08-25.]
- "Red Bulls separate from Shawn Hunwick" (in German). EC Red Bull Salzburg. 2012-08-31. Retrieved 2012-08-31.
- "Michigan's Hunwick in camp with Providence Bruins". Providence Journal. 2012-09-28. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
- "Stingrays down Gladiators behind Hunwick". South Carolina Stingrays. October 7, 2012. Archived from the original on July 29, 2014. Retrieved October 8, 2012.
- "November 19 transactions". ECHL. 2012-11-19. Retrieved 2012-11-19.
- "Roosters commit to Shawn Hunwick" (in German). Iserlohn Roosters. December 12, 2012. Archived from the original on April 29, 2014. Retrieved December 12, 2012.
- Shawn Hunwick (2013-08-26). "Hunwick retirement". Twitter. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
- "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
- "All-CCHA Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-27.
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|Awards and achievements|
|CCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament
|CCHA Best Goaltender