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Encyclopedia > Sheldon Souray
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
230 lb (105 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Edmonton Oilers
Montreal Canadiens
New Jersey Devils
Nationality Flag of Canada Canada
Born July 13, 1976 (1976-07-13) (age 31),
Elk Point, AB, CAN
NHL Draft 71st overall, 1994
New Jersey Devils
Pro Career 1995 – present

Sheldon Souray (born July 13, 1976 in Elk Point, Alberta) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently signed with the Edmonton Oilers. As a Métis, Souray is one of the few aboriginal players in the NHL. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 529 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (582 × 660 pixel, file size: 129 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... The position an ice hockey player plays can be divided into three basic categories: Forwards Centre Wingers Defenceman Goaltender ... Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. ... A shot in ice hockey is an attempt by a player to score a goal by striking the puck with his stick in the direction of the net. ... Stature redirects here. ... 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He is married to former Baywatch actress Angelica Bridges and has two daughters, Valentina Raine and Scarlett Skye Souray. Baywatch was a popular American television series about the Los Angeles County Lifeguards who patrol the crowded beaches of Los Angeles County, California. ... Angelica Bridges (born: November 20, 1971 in Harrisonville, Missouri, USA) is an American actress, model and singer. ...

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Playing career

Before playing in the NHL, Sheldon was a member of the Fort Saskatchewan Traders in the AJHL. He was drafted in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft in the third round (71st overall) by the New Jersey Devils where he played from 1997 to 1999 before being traded to the Montreal Canadiens on March 1, 2000 for Vladimir Malakhov. The Fort Saskatchewan Traders are an ice hockey team in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. ... The AJHL (Alberta Junior Hockey League) is an Alberta-based Tier II Junior A hockey league that belongs to the Canadian Junior A Hockey League (CJAHL). ... The NHL entry draft occurs during the off season and consists of amateur players being selected for national teams. ... The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... This article is about the year. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Vladimir Malakhov (Russian: Владимир Малахов, Vladimir Malachov; born August 30, 1968 in Yekaterinburg, Russia) is a retired professional ice hockey player. ...


After suffering a serious wrist injury which kept him out of the entire 2002-03 season, Souray returned to play for the Canadiens and had a milestone season, amassing the largest goal total of his career and participating in the 2004 NHL All-Star Game. During the 2004-05 NHL lockout, he played for Färjestads BK of the Swedish Elitserien. In human anatomy, the wrist is the flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the palm. ... The 2002-03 NHL season was the 86th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Date February 8, 2004 Arena Xcel Energy Center City St. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Färjestads BK (often referred to as FBK or Färjestad) is a Swedish professional ice hockey team, and one of the most successful teams in Swedish hockey. ... The Elitserien logo Elitserien is the name of the highest-level Swedish ice hockey league, where the first season under this name was played in 1975-1976. ...


At the international level, Souray represented Canada at the 2005 World Championships in Austria. He was also on the Canadian Olympic men's hockey team's shortlist for the 2006 Winter Olympics but did not make the cut, partly due to his slow start at the beginning of the 2005-06 NHL season. The Ice Hockey World Championship is an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. ... Neve and Gliz, the 2006 Olympics mascots, on display in Turin The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in Turin, Italy from February 10, 2006, through February 26, 2006. ... The modernized NHL shield logo was introduced for the 2005-06 season. ...


On April 5, 2007, Souray broke the NHL single-season record for most powerplay goals scored by a defenseman, notching 19 in total. The record was previously shared by Denis Potvin (New York Islanders 1974-75) and Adrian Aucoin (Vancouver Canucks 1998-99). He amassed an overall of 26 goals, 38 assists for a total of 64 points for the season; placing him second among leading Canadiens players in both goals and points. is the 95th day of the year (96th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Denis Charles Potvin (born Ottawa, Ontario, October 29, 1953) is a former defenseman and team captain for the New York Islanders in the National Hockey League and cornerstone for the Islanders four Stanley Cup championship teams in the early 1980s. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York, a hamlet located on Long Island. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1974-75 NHL season was the 58th season of the National Hockey League. ... Adrian Aucoin (b. ... ‹ The template below is being considered for deletion. ... The 1998-99 NHL season was the 82nd regular season of the National Hockey League. ...


On July 12, 2007, Souray signed a contract with the Edmonton Oilers for 5 years worth $27-million. is the 193rd day of the year (194th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ...


Dated model/actress Kylie Bax before meeting Bridges.


Souray is co-owner, along with New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur and Montreal restauranteur Andrea Dell'Orefice of a Rivière des Prairies pizzeria[1] The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. ... Martin Pierre Brodeur (IPA: ) (born May 6, 1972, in Montreal, Quebec) is a professional ice hockey goaltender who has played his entire National Hockey League career with the New Jersey Devils. ... Dusk over ÃŽle de la Visitation and the Pont Papineau-Leblanc, Rivière des Prairies The Rivière des Prairies (sometimes called the Back River in English) is a channel of the Ottawa River in southwestern Quebec, Canada. ...


Awards & Achievements

  • Voted onto the starting lineup for the 2007 NHL All-Star Game.
  • Posted 2nd hardest slapshot at 2007 NHL All-Star game with 100.4 MPH
  • Hardest Slap Shot was recorded in the 2004 skills competition with 102.2 MPH

The 55th National Hockey League All-Star Game is to be held in Dallas, Texas. ...

Career Statistics

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1992-93 Tri-City Americans WHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 Tri-City Americans WHL 42 3 6 9 122 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 Tri-City Americans WHL 40 2 24 26 140 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 Prince George Cougars WHL 11 2 3 5 23 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 Albany River Rats AHL 7 0 2 2 8 -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Prince George Cougars WHL 32 9 18 27 91 -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Kelowna Rockets WHL 27 7 20 27 94 6 0 5 5 2
1995-96 Albany River Rats AHL 6 0 2 2 12 4 0 1 1 4
1996-97 Albany River Rats AHL 70 2 11 13 160 16 2 3 5 47
1997-98 Albany River Rats AHL 6 0 0 0 8 -- -- -- -- --
1997-98 New Jersey Devils NHL 60 3 7 10 85 3 0 1 1 2
1998-99 New Jersey Devils NHL 70 1 7 8 110 2 0 1 1 0
1999-00 New Jersey Devils NHL 52 0 8 8 70 -- -- -- -- --
1999-00 Montreal Canadiens NHL 19 3 0 3 44 -- -- -- -- --
2000-01 Montreal Canadiens NHL 52 3 8 11 95 -- -- -- -- --
2001-02 Montreal Canadiens NHL 34 3 5 8 62 12 0 1 1 16
2003-04 Montreal Canadiens NHL 63 15 20 35 104 11 0 2 2 39
2004-05 Färjestads BK SEL 39 9 8 17 117 15 1 6 7 77
2005-06 Montreal Canadiens NHL 75 12 27 39 116 6 3 2 5 8
2006-07 Montreal Canadiens NHL 81 26 38 64 135 -- -- -- -- --
2007-08 Edmonton Oilers NHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
NHL Totals 506 66 120 186 821 34 3 7 10 65

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References

  1. ^ Sheldon Souray: Devils Enlist Brodeur as Recruiter. Yahoo. Retrieved on 2007-07-09.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Sheldon Souray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (291 words)
He was drafted in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft in the third round (71st overall) by the New Jersey Devils where he played from 1997 to 1999 before being traded to the Montreal Canadiens on March 1, 2000 for Vladimir Malakhov.
After suffering a serious wrist injury which kept him out of the entire 2002-2003 season, Souray returned to play for the Canadiens and had a milestone season, amassing the largest goal total of his career and participating in the 2004 NHL All-Star Game.
During a dispute, Souray was accused of physically abusing Bridges, but no charges were filed, and Souray has since been cleared from any wrongdoing.
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