John Sheridan (ice hockey)

John Sheridan (born September 18, 1954 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 69 games in the World Hockey Association. He played for the Indianapolis Racers. Sheridan was selected by the Minnesota North Stars in round 6 (96th overall), of the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft and by the Indianapolis Racers in round 7 (92nd overall) of the 1974 WHA Amateur Draft after his freshman year at University of Minnesota.

John Sheridan
Born (1954-09-18) September 18, 1954 (age 65)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Center
Shot Left
Played for Indianapolis Racers (WHA)
Mohawk Valley Comets (NAHL)
Fort Wayne Komets (IHL)
Milwaukee Admirals (IHL)
Long Beach Sharks/Rockets (PHL)
Utica Mohawks (NEHL)
Jersey/Hampton Aces (NEHL)
Mohawk Valley Stars (ACHL)
NHL Draft 96th overall, 1974
Minnesota North Stars
WHA Draft 92nd overall, 1974
Indianapolis Racers
Playing career 1974–1982

Sheridan also played in other various professional leagues, including the NAHL, IHL, PHL, NEHL/EHL, and the ACHL until his retirement in 1982. Following his retirement, he helped create Mohawk Valley Community College's first junior college hockey program in Utica, NY. He was their first coach from 1983 through 1991. His record there was 59-66-0.

Sheridan currently resides in the Greater Cleveland area and is the head coach for his city's High School Hockey team.

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