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Shawn Heins

Shawn Heins  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: December 24, 1973
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Eganville, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 210
Shoots: Left
AHL First All-Star Team (2000) Signed as a free agent by San Jose, January 5, 1997. Missed majority of 2000-01 due to concussion vs. Chicago, February 14, 2001. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to knee (December 4, 2001 vs. Calgary) and jaw (January 19, 2002 vs. Colorado) injuries. Traded to Pittsburgh by San Jose for Pittsburgh's 5th round choice (Patrick Ehelechner) in 2003 Entry Draft, February 9, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, September 10, 2003. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Atlanta, September 30, 2003. Claimed by Atlanta from NY Rangers in Waiver Draft, October 3, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Eisbaren Berlin (Germany), July 15, 2004.
Quote of the Day

It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun.

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday
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