Timothy Sheehy (ice hockey)

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Timothy Sheehy
Personal information
Full name Timothy Kane Sheehy
Nationality American / Canadian
Born September 3, 1948 (1948-09-03) (age 68)
Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada

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.

Playing career[edit]

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.[1] His younger brother Neil Sheehy also played in the NHL.

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Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
ECAC Hockey All-Tournament First Team 1968
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 1968–69
AHCA East All-American 1968–69
All-ECAC Hockey First Team 1969–70
AHCA East All-American 1969–70


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ken Dryden
ECAC Hockey Player of the Year
Succeeded by
Bruce Bullock