Tim Sweeney (ice hockey)

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Tim Sweeney
Born (1967-04-12) April 12, 1967 (age 51)
Boston, MA, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Calgary Flames (19901992)
Boston Bruins (1992–1993)
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (19931995)
Boston Bruins (19951997)
New York Rangers (1997–1998)
National team  United States
NHL Draft 122nd overall, 1985
Calgary Flames
Playing career 1989–1999

Timothy Paul Sweeney (born April 12, 1967) is a former American ice hockey player. He was born in Boston, but grew up in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Sweeney played for Boston College from 1985–89.

He was selected 122nd overall in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames.

After college, Sweeney played for the Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the IHL, and then in the NHL for the Calgary Flames, the Boston Bruins, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and the New York Rangers. Sweeney left his legacy on the NHL by being recognized as the only player to play for only these four clubs during his career. His last professional season was 1998–99, for the Providence Bruins of the AHL.

In his first year after college, the 1989–90 season, he won the International Hockey League's Ken McKenzie Trophy for Rookie of the Year.

He has three children: Timothy, Emily, and Lily.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-Hockey East First Team 1988–89 [1]
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 1988–89 [2]
Hockey East All-Tournament Team 1989 [3]


  1. ^ "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
David Capuano
Hockey East Scoring Champion
Succeeded by
David Emma