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Born November 8, 1975 (1975-11-08) (age 34),
Neepawa, MB, CAN
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
210 lb (95 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team
F. teams
Minnesota Wild
Ottawa Senators
Nashville Predators
Atlanta Thrashers
Anaheim Ducks
Boston Bruins
NHL Draft 173rd overall, 1994
Buffalo Sabres
Career 1996 – present

Shane Hnidy (born November 8, 1975 in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada) is a professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League.

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Playing career

Shane Hnidy played junior hockey with the Swift Current Broncos and Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL. He was drafted in the 7th round (173rd overall) in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres, although he played no games for the team. After turning professional in 1996, he played for minor league teams Saint John of the AHL, Grand Rapids of the IHL, Cincinnati and Adirondack of the AHL before being traded to the Ottawa Senators in 2000 where he established his NHL career. He has also played for the Anaheim Ducks, Atlanta Thrashers and Nashville Predators.

On January 2, 2008, the Boston Bruins acquired Hnidy and a 6th rounder in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft for Brandon Bochenski.[1]

On July 3, 2009, Hnidy signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Minnesota Wild to a one-year contract.[2]

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1991–92 Swift Current Broncos WHL 56 1 3 4 11 4 0 0 0 0
1992–93 Swift Current Broncos WHL 45 5 12 17 62
1992–93 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 27 2 10 12 43
1993–94 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 69 7 26 33 113
1994–95 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 72 5 29 34 169 15 4 7 11 29
1995–96 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 58 11 42 53 100 18 4 11 15 34
1996–97 Baton Rouge Kingfish ECHL 21 3 10 13 50
1996–97 Saint John Flames AHL 44 2 12 14 112
1997–98 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 77 6 12 18 210 3 0 2 2 23
1998–99 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 68 9 20 29 121 3 0 1 1 0
1999–00 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 68 9 19 28 153
2000–01 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 2 0 0 0 2
2000–01 Ottawa Senators NHL 52 3 2 5 84 1 0 0 0 1
2001–02 Ottawa Senators NHL 33 1 1 2 57 12 1 1 2 12
2002–03 Ottawa Senators NHL 67 0 8 8 130 1 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Ottawa Senators NHL 37 0 5 5 72
2003–04 Nashville Predators NHL 9 0 2 2 10 5 0 0 0 6
2004–05 Florida Everblades ECHL 19 1 4 5 56 17 0 4 4 6
2005–06 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 66 0 3 3 33
2006–07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 72 5 7 12 63 4 1 0 1 0
2007–08 Anaheim Ducks NHL 33 1 2 3 30
2007–08 Boston Bruins NHL 43 1 4 5 41 7 1 1 2 9
2008–09 Boston Bruins NHL 65 3 9 12 45 7 1 0 1 0
NHL totals 477 14 43 57 565 37 4 2 6 27
AHL totals 180 20 51 71 274 3 0 1 1 0
WHL totals 327 31 122 153 498 37 8 18 26 63

Transactions

Other

Shane gives back to his home town of Neepawa with his support of the annual Shane Hnidy Golf Tournament, a significant fund raiser for the Beautiful Plains Community Foundation.

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