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Brendan Shanahan

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-3 ▪ Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: January 23, 1969 in Mimico, Ontario
Draft: New Jersey, 1st round (2nd overall), 1987 NHL Entry
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2013 (Full List)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 16, 2014 8:25 PM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1987-88 19 NJD NHL 65 7 19 26 9 -20 131 5 2 0 2 14 5 0 72 9.7 0 0:00
1988-89 20 NJD NHL 68 22 28 50 19 2 115 13 9 0 0 20 8 0 152 14.5 0 0:00
1989-90 21 NJD NHL 73 30 42 72 28 15 137 22 8 0 5 29 13 0 196 15.3 0 0:00
1990-91 22 NJD NHL 75 29 37 66 26 4 141 22 7 0 2 25 12 0 195 14.9 0 0:00 AS-9
1991-92 23 STL NHL 80 33 36 69 27 -3 171 20 13 0 2 21 15 0 215 15.3 0 0:00
1992-93 24 STL NHL 71 51 43 94 39 10 174 33 18 0 8 24 19 0 232 22.0 0 0:00 AS-4
1993-94 25 STL NHL 81 52 50 102 42 -9 211 30 15 7 8 22 27 1 397 13.1 0 0:00 AS-1
1994-95 26 STL NHL 45 20 21 41 17 7 136 12 6 2 6 15 5 1 153 13.1 0 0:00 AS-3
1995-96 27 HAR NHL 74 44 34 78 34 2 125 25 17 2 6 19 14 1 280 15.7 0 0:00 AS-4
1996-97 28 TOT NHL 81 47 41 88 36 32 131 24 20 3 7 24 15 2 336 14.0 0 0:00 AS-4,Hart-19
1996-97 28 HAR NHL 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 13 7.7 0 0:00 AS-4,Hart-19
1996-97 28 DET NHL 79 46 41 87 36 31 131 24 20 2 7 24 15 2 323 14.2 0 0:00 AS-4,Hart-19
1997-98 29 DET NHL 75 28 29 57 23 6 154 12 15 1 9 20 9 0 266 10.5 0 0:00 AS-4
1998-99 30 DET NHL 81 31 27 58 24 2 123 26 5 0 5 14 11 2 288 10.8 1419 18:31 AS-10
1999-00 31 DET NHL 78 41 37 78 32 24 105 27 13 1 9 19 16 2 283 14.5 1449 19:35 AS-1,Hart-15
2000-01 32 DET NHL 81 31 45 76 29 9 81 15 15 1 7 24 21 0 278 11.2 1488 18:22 AS-6,Selke-43
2001-02 33 DET NHL 80 37 38 75 30 23 118 22 12 3 7 22 15 1 277 13.4 1513 19:55 AS-2,AS-12,Hart-9
2002-03 34 DET NHL 78 30 38 68 26 5 103 17 13 0 6 23 14 1 260 11.5 1454 19:38 AS-3,Clancy-1
2003-04 35 DET NHL 82 25 28 53 21 15 117 17 8 0 7 16 11 1 280 8.9 1483 18:05
2005-06 37 DET NHL 82 40 41 81 32 29 105 26 14 0 6 27 14 0 289 13.8 1360 17:35 AS-7
2006-07 38 NYR NHL 67 29 33 62 24 2 47 12 14 3 3 15 17 1 295 9.8 1328 20:49 AS-19,Hart-16
2007-08 39 NYR NHL 73 23 23 46 18 -2 35 12 11 0 3 14 8 1 265 8.7 1351 19:31 Byng-55,Selke-66
2008-09 40 NJD NHL 34 6 8 14 5 -2 29 4 2 0 1 7 1 0 77 7.8 506 15:54
9 yrs DET NHL 716 309 324 633 254 144 1037 186 115 8 63 189 126 9 2544 12.1 10166 18:05
5 yrs NJD NHL 315 94 134 228 87 -1 553 66 28 0 10 95 39 0 692 13.6 506 15:53
4 yrs STL NHL 277 156 150 306 126 5 692 95 52 9 24 82 66 2 997 15.6 0
2 yrs HAR NHL 76 45 34 79 34 3 125 25 17 3 6 19 14 1 293 15.4 0
2 yrs NYR NHL 140 52 56 108 42 0 82 24 25 3 6 29 25 2 560 9.3 2679 19:08
Career NHL 1524 656 698 1354 543 151 2489 396 237 23 109 414 270 14 5086 12.9 13351 18:08

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1987-88 19 NJD NHL 65 0.11 0.29 0.40 0.14 2.02 1.11 6 16 22 8 34 11 43 0 -20 0.0 0.3 0.3
1988-89 20 NJD NHL 68 0.32 0.41 0.74 0.28 1.69 2.24 18 23 41 16 73 27 44 0 2 2.5 0.9 3.4
1989-90 21 NJD NHL 73 0.41 0.58 0.99 0.38 1.88 2.68 25 35 60 23 115 35 66 1 15 4.7 1.3 5.9
1990-91 22 NJD NHL 75 0.39 0.49 0.88 0.34 1.88 2.60 26 33 59 23 91 31 58 2 4 4.6 1.0 5.6 AS-9
1991-92 23 STL NHL 80 0.41 0.45 0.86 0.34 2.14 2.69 29 32 61 25 105 44 65 1 -3 4.8 0.9 5.7
1992-93 24 STL NHL 71 0.72 0.61 1.32 0.55 2.45 3.27 41 34 75 32 131 61 61 1 10 8.1 1.4 9.5 AS-4
1993-94 25 STL NHL 81 0.64 0.62 1.26 0.52 2.60 4.90 47 45 92 38 145 69 106 21 -9 9.9 0.8 10.7 AS-1
1994-95 26 STL NHL 45 0.44 0.47 0.91 0.37 3.02 3.40 35 36 71 29 56 15 46 12 7 3.9 0.5 4.4 AS-3
1995-96 27 HAR NHL 74 0.59 0.46 1.05 0.46 1.69 3.78 42 33 75 32 109 51 78 22 2 7.9 1.0 8.9 AS-4
1996-97 28 TOT NHL 81 0.58 0.51 1.09 0.45 1.62 4.15 49 43 92 38 128 49 53 6 32 9.3 2.3 11.6 AS-4,Hart-19
1996-97 28 HAR NHL 2 0.50 0.00 0.50 0.28 0.00 6.50 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0.1 0.1 0.2 AS-4,Hart-19
1996-97 28 DET NHL 79 0.58 0.52 1.10 0.45 1.66 4.09 48 43 91 38 126 49 52 6 31 9.2 2.2 11.5 AS-4,Hart-19
1997-98 29 DET NHL 75 0.37 0.39 0.76 0.31 2.05 3.55 32 33 65 26 80 36 45 7 6 5.9 1.0 6.9 AS-4
1998-99 30 DET NHL 81 0.38 0.33 0.72 0.29 1.52 3.56 36 31 67 28 89 32 57 2 2 5.2 1.5 6.7 AS-10
1999-00 31 DET NHL 78 0.53 0.47 1.00 0.41 1.35 3.63 45 40 85 35 115 42 56 7 24 8.3 2.2 10.5 AS-1,Hart-15
2000-01 32 DET NHL 81 0.38 0.56 0.94 0.36 1.00 3.43 34 48 82 32 114 57 53 5 9 6.9 2.0 8.9 AS-6,Selke-43
2001-02 33 DET NHL 80 0.46 0.48 0.94 0.38 1.48 3.46 43 43 86 35 106 43 48 8 23 7.8 2.5 10.3 AS-2,AS-12,Hart-9
2002-03 34 DET NHL 78 0.38 0.49 0.87 0.34 1.32 3.33 34 42 76 30 101 44 63 11 5 6.5 1.4 7.9 AS-3,Clancy-1
2003-04 35 DET NHL 82 0.30 0.34 0.65 0.26 1.43 3.41 29 32 61 25 90 36 52 13 15 4.6 2.1 6.7
2005-06 37 DET NHL 82 0.49 0.50 0.99 0.40 1.28 3.52 40 39 79 32 114 45 42 2 29 8.0 2.5 10.5 AS-7
2006-07 38 NYR NHL 67 0.43 0.49 0.93 0.36 0.70 4.40 30 33 63 25 85 44 55 16 2 5.5 1.7 7.2 AS-19,Hart-16
2007-08 39 NYR NHL 73 0.32 0.32 0.63 0.25 0.48 3.63 25 25 50 20 72 32 57 15 -2 3.5 1.7 5.2 Byng-55,Selke-66
2008-09 40 NJD NHL 34 0.18 0.24 0.41 0.16 0.85 2.26 6 8 14 5 16 3 19 4 -2 0.6 0.5 1.1
9 yrs DET NHL 716 0.43 0.45 0.88 0.35 1.45 3.55 341 351 692 282 935 384 468 61 144 62.4 17.4 79.9
5 yrs NJD NHL 315 0.30 0.43 0.72 0.28 1.76 2.20 81 115 196 76 329 107 230 7 -1 12.3 4.0 16.3
4 yrs STL NHL 277 0.56 0.54 1.10 0.45 2.50 3.60 152 147 299 123 437 189 278 35 5 26.7 3.6 30.4
2 yrs HAR NHL 76 0.59 0.45 1.04 0.45 1.64 3.86 43 33 76 32 111 51 79 22 3 8.0 1.1 9.1
2 yrs NYR NHL 140 0.37 0.40 0.77 0.30 0.59 4.00 55 58 113 46 157 76 112 31 0 9.0 3.4 12.4
Career NHL 1524 0.43 0.46 0.89 0.36 1.63 3.34 672 704 1376 559 1969 807 1167 156 151 118.4 29.5 148.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1987-88 19 NJD NHL 12 2 1 3 1 0 44 1 1 0 0 11 18.2
1989-90 21 NJD NHL 6 3 3 6 2 0 20 2 1 0 1 16 18.8
1990-91 22 NJD NHL 7 3 5 8 3 3 12 1 2 0 0 20 15.0
1991-92 23 STL NHL 6 2 3 5 2 0 14 1 1 0 0 17 11.8
1992-93 24 STL NHL 11 4 3 7 3 0 18 2 2 0 0 36 11.1
1993-94 25 STL NHL 4 2 5 7 2 6 4 2 0 0 0 20 10.0
1994-95 26 STL NHL 5 4 5 9 4 2 14 3 1 0 1 23 17.4
1996-97 28 DET NHL SC 20 9 8 17 7 8 43 7 2 0 2 82 11.0
1997-98 29 DET NHL SC 20 5 4 9 4 5 22 2 3 0 2 60 8.3
1998-99 30 DET NHL 10 3 7 10 3 2 6 2 1 0 1 31 9.7 185 19:31
1999-00 31 DET NHL 9 3 2 5 2 0 10 3 0 0 0 41 7.3 158 18:36
2000-01 32 DET NHL 2 2 2 4 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 12 16.7 42 21:02
2001-02 33 DET NHL SC 23 8 11 19 7 5 20 7 1 0 2 78 10.3 439 19:06
2002-03 34 DET NHL 4 1 1 2 1 -1 4 0 1 0 0 17 5.9 88 22:03
2003-04 35 DET NHL 12 1 5 6 2 4 20 0 0 1 0 41 2.4 202 17:49
2005-06 37 DET NHL 6 1 1 2 1 0 6 1 0 0 0 21 4.8 113 19:54
2006-07 38 NYR NHL 10 5 2 7 3 -5 12 2 3 0 2 41 12.2 190 19:00
2007-08 39 NYR NHL 10 1 4 5 2 0 8 1 0 0 0 30 3.3 171 17:05
2008-09 40 NJD NHL 7 1 2 3 1 -1 2 1 0 0 0 25 4.0 117 17:46
Career NHL 3 184 60 74 134 52 31 279 40 19 1 12 622 9.6 1707 18:21

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1984-85 16 Mississauga Reps MTHL 36 20 21 41 0 26 20 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1984-85 16 Dixie Beehives ON-Jr.A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1985-86 17 London Knights OHL 59 28 34 62 0 70 28 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1986-87 18 London Knights OHL 56 39 53 92 0 92 39 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1986-87 18 Canada WJC-A 6 4 3 7 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1991-92 23 Canada Can-Cup 8 2 0 2 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1993-94 25 Canada WC-A 6 4 3 7 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1994-95 26 Dusseldorfer EG Germany 3 5 3 8 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 28 Canada W-Cup 7 3 3 6 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 29 Canada Olympics 6 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2001-02 33 Canada Olympics 6 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2005-06 37 Canada WC-A 8 3 1 4 -2 10 0 3 0 1 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season Can-Cup 8 2 0 2 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Germany 3 5 3 8 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season MTHL 36 20 21 41 0 26 20 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons OHL 115 67 87 154 0 162 67 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons Olympics 12 2 1 3 -1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season W-Cup 7 3 3 6 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 14 7 4 11 -2 16 4 3 0 1 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season WJC-A 6 4 3 7 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1985-86 17 London Knights OHL 5 5 5 10 5
Career 1 Season OHL 5 5 5 10 5
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1998 CAN 2 0 3 0 21
2 2002 CAN 1 0 -1 11
Car 3 0 3 -1 21 11

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 21 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Brendan Shanahan 11.6 10.7 10.5 10.5 10.3 9.5 8.9 8.9 7.9 7.2 6.9 6.7 6.7 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.2 4.4 3.4 1.1 0.3
Mark Messier 95.2 11.3 11.3 9.9 9.6 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.1 8.0 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.0 5.4 5.0 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.7 0.9
Luc Robitaille 94.9 11.8 10.3 9.8 9.7 9.4 9.2 9.2 9.0 8.2 8.1 6.8 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.3 4.6 4.4 2.7 1.8
Mike Modano 94.8 10.7 10.7 10.2 10.2 9.7 9.7 9.6 8.4 8.0 7.9 7.4 6.6 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.4 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.0 0.9
Stan Mikita 93.5 10.7 10.2 10.2 9.9 9.4 9.2 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.2 6.6 6.4 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.1 4.1 1.4 0.0
Mark Recchi 93.3 11.0 10.7 9.7 9.5 9.4 8.9 8.7 8.1 8.0 7.8 6.6 6.4 5.6 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.3 3.8 -0.3
Pierre Turgeon 92.7 12.0 10.2 9.8 9.7 9.1 9.0 8.7 8.6 8.1 7.9 7.5 6.7 5.4 5.3 4.7 4.6 4.3 1.9 0.8
Keith Tkachuk 92.0 11.2 10.9 10.7 9.9 9.3 9.3 9.2 7.8 7.2 6.9 6.6 5.3 5.2 5.2 3.4 3.3 3.2 0.5
Mats Sundin 91.3 11.0 10.5 10.3 9.8 9.2 9.1 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.7 8.4 8.2 7.7 7.3 6.0 5.2 3.8 2.4
Maurice Richard 91.3 10.3 10.2 10.1 9.7 9.5 9.4 9.2 8.3 8.1 6.7 6.2 5.7 4.9 4.8 4.1 4.0 3.6 0.6
Jean Beliveau 90.8 13.0 11.0 10.2 10.0 9.3 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.4 7.7 7.7 6.8 5.9 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.3 3.0 1.1 0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Brendan Shanahan 11.6 10.7 10.5 10.5 10.3 9.5 8.9 8.9 7.9 7.2 6.9 6.7 6.7 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.2 4.4 3.4 1.1 0.3
Mark Messier 95.4 11.3 11.3 9.9 9.6 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.1 8.0 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.0 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7 1.6 0.9
Luc Robitaille 94.9 11.8 10.3 9.8 9.7 9.4 9.2 9.2 9.0 8.2 8.1 6.8 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.3 4.6 4.4 2.7 1.8
Mike Modano 94.8 10.7 10.7 10.2 10.2 9.7 9.7 9.6 8.4 8.0 7.9 7.4 6.6 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.4 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.0 0.9
Stan Mikita 93.5 10.7 10.2 10.2 9.9 9.4 9.2 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.2 6.6 6.4 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.1 4.1 1.4 0.3 0.0
Mark Recchi 93.3 11.0 10.7 9.7 9.5 9.4 8.9 8.7 8.1 8.0 7.8 6.6 6.4 5.6 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.3 3.8 -0.3
Pierre Turgeon 92.7 12.0 10.2 9.8 9.7 9.1 9.0 8.7 8.6 8.1 7.9 7.5 6.7 5.4 5.3 4.7 4.6 4.3 1.9 0.8
Keith Tkachuk 92.0 11.2 10.9 10.7 9.9 9.3 9.3 9.2 7.8 7.2 6.9 6.6 5.3 5.2 5.2 3.4 3.3 3.2 0.5
Mats Sundin 91.3 11.0 10.5 10.3 9.8 9.2 9.1 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.7 8.4 8.2 7.7 7.3 6.0 5.2 3.8 2.4
Maurice Richard 91.3 10.3 10.2 10.1 9.7 9.5 9.4 9.2 8.3 8.1 6.7 6.2 5.7 4.9 4.8 4.1 4.0 3.6 0.6
Jean Beliveau 90.8 13.0 11.0 10.2 10.0 9.3 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.4 7.7 7.7 6.8 5.9 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.3 3.0 1.1 0.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

July 25, 1991: Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 25, 1991.

July 27, 1995: Traded to Hartford by St. Louis for Chris Pronger, July 27, 1995.

October 9, 1996: Traded to Detroit by Hartford with Brian Glynn for Paul Coffey, Keith Primeau and Detroit's 1st round choice (Nikos Tselios) in 1997 Entry Draft, October 9, 1996.

July 9, 2006: Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 9, 2006.

January 15, 2009: Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, January 15, 2009.

November 17, 2009: Officially announced his retirement, November 17, 2009.

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