Brad Shaw

Bradley William Shaw (born April 28, 1964) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is currently an assistant coach for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL), and has coached in a variety of roles at various hockey levels.

Shaw joined the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) at the age of 17 in 1981-82. In his rookie season, Shaw led all 67's defensemen with 72 points, scoring 13 goals and adding 59 assists in 68 games, helping Ottawa into the playoffs. In 17 playoff games, Shaw scored a goal and 14 points, as the 67's lost to the Kitchener Rangers in the OHL finals.

Shaw saw his offensive production improve in his second season with the 67's in 1982–83 season, scoring 12 goals and 78 points in 63 games. In nine playoff games, Shaw scored two goals and 11 points, as the 67's lost to the Oshawa Generals in the Leyden Division finals.

In 1983–84, Shaw once again improved his offense, scoring 11 goals and 82 points in 68 games, helping the 67's to have the best record in the Leyden Division that season. In the playoffs, Shaw led the 67's in scoring, earning two goals and a team high 29 points in 13 games, as Ottawa won the J. Ross Robertson Cup, and earned a berth in the 1984 Memorial Cup. At the Memorial Cup, Shaw had a goal and five points in five games, as the 67's won the championship, defeating the Kitchener Rangers 7–2 in the final game at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium. Shaw was named to the 1983–84 OHL first all-star team, and won the Max Kaminsky Trophy, given to the most outstanding defenseman in the OHL.

Brad Shaw

Born
1964-04-28) April 28, 1964 (age 55), Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
 
Height
6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
 
Weight
190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
 
Position
Defence
 
Shot
Right
 
Played for
Hartford Whalers, Ottawa Senators, Washington Capitals, St. Louis Blues
 
National team
Canada
 
NHL Draft
86th overall, 1982, Detroit Red Wings
 
Playing career
1984–1999