THREE-TIME STANLEY CUP CHAMPION BRENDAN SHANAHAN
IS TODAY’S GUEST ON “NHL HOUR WITH COMMISSIONER GARY BETTMAN”
NEW YORK (December 3, 2009) – Three-time Stanley Cup champion and 656-goal scorer Brendan Shanahan will be the guest on today’s edition of NHL Hour With Commissioner Gary Bettman on NHL.com and SIRIUS XM Radio at its new, 3 p.m. ET broadcast time.
The second overall pick in the 1987 Entry Draft, Shanahan scored 1,354 points and racked up 2,489 penalty minutes in a 21-season NHL career that included Stanley Cup triumphs with the Detroit Red Wings in 1997, 1998 and 2002. An eight-time NHL All-Star and winner of the King Clancy Memorial Trophy in 2003, Shanahan scored 50 goals in a season twice and at least 40 four more times.
Shanahan’s teams qualified for the playoffs following 19 of his 21 NHL seasons; he appeared in 184 NHL postseason games, scoring 60 goals with 74 assists. He represented Canada in two Olympics – winning gold in 2002 — a Canada Cup and a World Cup. And he is one of only 22 members of the “Triple Gold Club” that includes men who have won a Stanley Cup, an Olympic gold medal and an IIHF World Championship.
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NHL Hour with Commissioner Gary Bettman now broadcasts live on Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET on NHL Home Ice (XM Channel 204 and on SIRIUS Channel 208 as part of the “Best of XM” programming package) and NHL.com. The show will re-air on SIRIUS XM Radio, with archived shows available for download via podcast on NHL.com.
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