Brendan Shanahan

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-3 (190 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs. (100 kg)

Born: January 23, 1969 in Mimico, Ontario
Draft: New Jersey, 1st round (2nd overall), 1987 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: London Knights
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 Jul 31, 2015 11:25 PM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1987-88 19 NJD NHL 65 7 19 26 -20 131 5 2 0 2 14 5 0 72 9.7
1988-89 20 NJD NHL 68 22 28 50 2 115 13 9 0 0 20 8 0 152 14.5
1989-90 21 NJD NHL 73 30 42 72 15 137 22 8 0 5 29 13 0 196 15.3
1990-91 22 NJD NHL 75 29 37 66 4 141 22 7 0 2 25 12 0 195 14.9 AS-9
1991-92 23 STL NHL 80 33 36 69 -3 171 20 13 0 2 21 15 0 215 15.3
1992-93 24 STL NHL 71 51 43 94 10 174 33 18 0 8 24 19 0 232 22.0 AS-4
1993-94 25 STL NHL 81 52 50 102 -9 211 30 15 7 8 22 27 1 397 13.1 AS-1
1994-95 26 STL NHL 45 20 21 41 7 136 12 6 2 6 15 5 1 153 13.1 AS-3
1995-96 27 HAR NHL 74 44 34 78 2 125 25 17 2 6 19 14 1 280 15.7 AS-4
1996-97 28 TOT NHL 81 47 41 88 32 131 24 20 3 7 24 15 2 336 14.0 AS-4,Hart-19
1996-97 28 HAR NHL 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 13 7.7 AS-4,Hart-19
1996-97 28 DET NHL 79 46 41 87 31 131 24 20 2 7 24 15 2 323 14.2 AS-4,Hart-19
1997-98 29 DET NHL 75 28 29 57 6 154 12 15 1 9 20 9 0 266 10.5 AS-4
1998-99 30 DET NHL 81 31 27 58 2 123 26 5 0 5 14 11 2 288 10.8 1419 17:31 AS-10
1999-00 31 DET NHL 78 41 37 78 24 105 27 13 1 9 19 16 2 283 14.5 1449 18:35 AS-1,Hart-15
2000-01 32 DET NHL 81 31 45 76 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 23 118 22 12 3 7 22 15 1 277 13.4 1513 18:55 AS-12,AS-2,Hart-9
2002-03 34 DET NHL 78 30 38 68 5 103 17 13 0 6 23 14 1 260 11.5 1454 18:38 AS-3,Clancy-1
2003-04 35 DET NHL 82 25 28 53 15 117 17 8 0 7 16 11 1 280 8.9 1483 18:05
2005-06 37 DET NHL 82 40 41 81 29 105 26 14 0 6 27 14 0 289 13.8 1360 16:35 AS-7
2006-07 38 NYR NHL 67 29 33 62 2 47 12 14 3 3 15 17 1 295 9.8 1328 19:49 AS-19,Hart-16
2007-08 39 NYR NHL 73 23 23 46 -2 35 12 11 0 3 14 8 1 265 8.7 1351 18:31 Byng-55,Selke-65
2008-09 40 NJD NHL 34 6 8 14 -2 29 4 2 0 1 7 1 0 77 7.8 506 14:54
9 yrs DET NHL 716 309 324 633 144 1037 186 115 8 63 189 126 9 2544 12.1 10166 18:05
5 yrs NJD NHL 315 94 134 228 -1 553 66 28 0 10 95 39 0 692 13.6 506 14:54
4 yrs STL NHL 277 156 150 306 5 692 95 52 9 24 82 66 2 997 15.6
2 yrs HAR NHL 76 45 34 79 3 125 25 17 3 6 19 14 1 293 15.4
2 yrs NYR NHL 140 52 56 108 0 82 24 25 3 6 29 25 2 560 9.3 2679 19:08
Career NHL 1524 656 698 1354 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 GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1987-88 19 NJD NHL 65 9 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 19 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 28 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 26 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 27 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 39 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 42 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 17 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 34 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 36 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 1 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 36 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 23 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 24 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 32 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 29 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 30 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-12,AS-2,Hart-9
2002-03 34 DET NHL 78 26 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 21 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 32 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 24 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 18 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-65
2008-09 40 NJD NHL 34 5 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 716 254 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 87 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 277 126 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 34 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 42 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 543 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 +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1987-88 19 NJD NHL 12 2 1 3 0 44 1 1 0 0 11 18.2
1989-90 21 NJD NHL 6 3 3 6 0 20 2 1 0 1 16 18.8
1990-91 22 NJD NHL 7 3 5 8 3 12 1 2 0 0 20 15.0
1991-92 23 STL NHL 6 2 3 5 0 14 1 1 0 0 17 11.8
1992-93 24 STL NHL 11 4 3 7 0 18 2 2 0 0 36 11.1
1993-94 25 STL NHL 4 2 5 7 6 4 2 0 0 0 20 10.0
1994-95 26 STL NHL 5 4 5 9 2 14 3 1 0 1 23 17.4
1996-97 28 DET NHL SC 20 9 8 17 8 43 7 2 0 2 82 11.0
1997-98 29 DET NHL SC 20 5 4 9 5 22 2 3 0 2 60 8.3
1998-99 30 DET NHL 10 3 7 10 2 6 2 1 0 1 31 9.7 185 18:31
1999-00 31 DET NHL 9 3 2 5 0 10 3 0 0 0 41 7.3 158 17:36
2000-01 32 DET NHL 2 2 2 4 3 0 2 0 0 1 12 16.7 42 21:02
2001-02 33 DET NHL SC 23 8 11 19 5 20 7 1 0 2 78 10.3 439 19:06
2002-03 34 DET NHL 4 1 1 2 -1 4 0 1 0 0 17 5.9 88 22:03
2003-04 35 DET NHL 12 1 5 6 4 20 0 0 1 0 41 2.4 202 16:49
2005-06 37 DET NHL 6 1 1 2 0 6 1 0 0 0 21 4.8 113 18:54
2006-07 38 NYR NHL 10 5 2 7 -5 12 2 3 0 2 41 12.2 190 19:00
2007-08 39 NYR NHL 10 1 4 5 0 8 1 0 0 0 30 3.3 171 17:05
2008-09 40 NJD NHL 7 1 2 3 -1 2 1 0 0 0 25 4.0 117 16:46
Career NHL 3 184 60 74 134 31 279 40 19 1 12 622 9.6 1707 18:21

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1997-05-08 MDA DET 3-2 MDA 2 37:03
1998-05-12 STL DET 3-2 STL 2 31:12

Other Standard

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

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- 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 2014-15)
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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