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Shawn Kenneth McEachern (born February 28, 1969) is an American ice hockey coach and former professional ice hockey player. He is the current head boys' varsity ice hockey coach at The Rivers School, an independent 6–12 school in Weston, Massachusetts.

Shawn McEachern
Born (1969-02-28) February 28, 1969 (age 50)
Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
Los Angeles Kings
Boston Bruins
Ottawa Senators
Atlanta Thrashers
Kiekko-Espoo
Malmö IF
National team  United States
NHL Draft 110th overall, 1987
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1991–2006

BiographyEdit

As a youth, McEachern played in the 1981 and 1982 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with a minor ice hockey team from Boston.[1]

During his stint as a professional, he tallied 254 goals and 317 assists during a 13-year NHL career with the Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings, Ottawa Senators and Atlanta Thrashers. He scored over 30 goals in two different seasons and his best point total came in 2000–01, when he notched 32 goals and 40 assists for the Ottawa Senators. He won a Stanley Cup championship in 1992 with the Pittsburgh Penguins. On August 27, 2006, he announced his retirement.[citation needed]

Before entering the NHL, McEachern was a standout ice hockey player at Boston University and at Matignon High School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has previously served as an assistant hockey coach at University of Massachusetts Lowell, as well as Northeastern University and Salem State University. He is also the coach for the East Coast Wizards U16 team in Bedford, Massachusetts.[citation needed]

He currently resides in Marblehead, Massachusetts.[citation needed]

Awards and honorsEdit

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1985–86 Matignon High School HS 20 32 20 52
1986–87 Matignon High School HS 16 29 28 57
1987–88 Matignon High School HS 22 52 40 92
1988–89 Boston University HE 36 20 28 48 32
1989–90 Boston University HE 43 25 31 56 78
1990–91 Boston University HE 41 34 48 82 43
1991–92 United States Intl 57 26 23 49 38
1991–92 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 15 0 4 4 0 19 2 7 9 4
1992–93 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 84 28 33 61 46 12 3 2 5 10
1993–94 Los Angeles Kings NHL 49 8 13 21 24
1993–94 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 27 12 9 21 10 6 1 0 1 2
1994–95 Kiekko-Espoo SM-l 8 1 3 4 6
1994–95 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 44 13 13 26 22 11 0 2 2 8
1995–96 Boston Bruins NHL 82 24 29 53 34 5 2 1 3 8
1996–97 Ottawa Senators NHL 65 11 20 31 18 7 2 0 2 8
1997–98 Ottawa Senators NHL 81 24 24 48 42 11 0 4 4 8
1998–99 Ottawa Senators NHL 77 31 25 56 46 4 2 0 2 6
1999–2000 Ottawa Senators NHL 69 29 22 51 24 6 0 3 3 4
2000–01 Ottawa Senators NHL 82 32 40 72 62 4 0 2 2 2
2001–02 Ottawa Senators NHL 80 15 31 46 52 12 0 4 4 2
2002–03 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 46 10 16 26 28
2003–04 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 82 17 38 55 76
2004–05 Malmö IF SEL 6 0 1 1 14
2005–06 Boston Bruins NHL 28 2 6 8 22
2005–06 Providence Bruins AHL 10 2 4 6 6
NHL totals 911 256 323 579 506 97 12 25 37 62

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1991 United States WC 10 3 2 5 6
1992 United States OG 8 1 0 1 10
1996 United States WCH 1 0 1 1 0
Senior totals 19 4 3 7 16

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved May 19, 2014.

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