Date of Birth:  October 10, 1976
 Place of Birth: Halkirk, AB
 Residence: N/A
 Years on National Team:
 Height:  6'2''
 Weight: 216 lbs

Considered a plugger for the first half of his 10-year career, Phoenix forward Shane Doan has emerged in recent seasons as a player with much more to offer. Always regarded as a solid two-way player, he has become a feared scorer, hitting the 20-goal mark in each of his last five seasons.

The bruising winger was selected with the seventh-overall pick in the 1995 NHL draft by Winnipeg (now Phoenix), after claiming the MVP Trophy during the 1994-95 Memorial Cup as a star player for Kamloops. During that last year in junior, Doan displayed his scoring touch by notching 37 goals with 57 assists in 71 games.

The following year, he would be play for the Jets during their farewell year in Winnipeg. He had seven goals and 10 helpers during his rookie campaign. Doan struggled through the next few years as the franchise experienced growing pains in their new home in Phoenix. However, he turned the corner in 1999-00, when he collected a then career-high in goals with 26. As he continued to mature over the next few seasons, he would slowly become a more integral part of the team's game plan.

By the 2003-04 season, Doan had clearly established himself as one of the league's premiere two-way players. He played on the mid-season All-Star game and finished the year with career-highs in goals, assists and total points with 27, 41 and 68 respectively. The banner season earned him an invitation to join Team Canada at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, where he performed admirably, scoring the winning-goal in the gold medal game against Finland.

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