Tim Sweeney (ice hockey)
Timothy Paul Sweeney (born April 12, 1967) is an American former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League from 1990 to 1998 with the Calgary Flames, Boston Bruins, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, and New York Rangers. He was born in Boston, but grew up in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Sweeney played for Boston College from 1985–89, and then made his professional debut in 1989, and aside from playing in the NHL played in the minor leagues. Internationally Sweeney played for the American national team at the 1992 Winter Olympics and 1994 World Championship.
April 12, 1967|
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
Calgary Flames |
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
New York Rangers
|National team||United States|
122nd overall, 1985|
After college, Sweeney played for the Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the IHL, and then in the NHL for the Calgary Flames, the Boston Bruins, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and the New York Rangers. Sweeney left his legacy on the NHL by being recognized as the only player to play for only these four clubs during his career. His last professional season was 1998–99, for the Providence Bruins of the AHL.
In his first year after college, the 1989–90 season, he won the International Hockey League's Ken McKenzie Trophy for Rookie of the Year. Sweeney represented the United States at the 1992 Winter Olympics.
Sweeney is married to Chrissy (Roche) Sweeney. Together they have three children, Lily, Emily, and Timothy Sweeney.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|1983–84||Weymouth High School||HS-MA||23||33||26||59||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|1984–85||Weymouth High School||HS-MA||22||32||56||88||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||Salt Lake Golden Eagles||IHL||81||46||51||97||32||11||5||4||9||4|
|1990–91||Salt Lake Golden Eagles||IHL||31||19||16||35||8||4||3||3||6||0|
|1991–92||United States National Team||Intl||21||9||11||20||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||78||16||27||43||49||—||—||—||—||—|
|1994–95||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||13||1||1||2||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||New York Rangers||NHL||56||11||18||29||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||7||2||6||8||8||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honorsEdit
|All-Hockey East First Team||1988–89|||
|AHCA East Second-Team All-American||1988–89|||
|Hockey East All-Tournament Team||1989|||
- Loftus, Marcus (March 22, 2018). "Hanover's Timmy Sweeney outdoes his dad with Frozen Four appearance". Hanover Mariner. Retrieved June 30, 2018.
- "Former NHL Star And Boston College Alumnus Adds Color To Hockey East". amcnetworks.com. January 4, 2001. Retrieved June 30, 2018.
- "South Shore athletes have found Olympic glory". Hanover Mariner. February 23, 2010. Retrieved June 30, 2018.
- "Ducks Will Welcome Back Players from Original Team at Sunday's Throwback Night". NHL.com. October 9, 2013. Retrieved June 29, 2018.
- "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
- "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
- "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| Hockey East Scoring Champion