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Shane Doan | Winger | #19

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (41) / 10/10/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 223
Drafted: 1995 / Rd. 1 (7) / ARI

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Shane Doan is now part of the NHL's Hockey Operations Department.
"We are thrilled to welcome Shane, whose vast experience and in-depth knowledge of the game will be invaluable to the League office," VP of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell said. "We look forward to calling upon his two decades of playing experience - particularly his incomparable understanding of the game as it is being played today." Among other things, Doan will be help the Competition Committee. Doan's career spanned 1,540 games with the Winnipeg Jets/Arizona Coyotes franchise. Thu, Oct 26, 2017 03:33:00 PM

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The Arizona Coyotes want to retire Shane Doan's number.

The Coyotes want to do it when it suits Doan as he retired in August following a 21-year career, all spent with the Coyotes franchise. He was the last remaining member who was active with the original Winnipeg Jets and spent the last 20 season in the desert. Number 19 should be raised to the rafters at some point in the 2017-18 season. He had 402 goals and 972 points in his career.
Sun, Sep 24, 2017 05:27:00 AM

Shane Doan has decided to retire from the NHL.

Doan became an unrestricted free agent when the Coyotes decided not to offer him a new contract. The 40-year-old began his career with the Winnipeg Jets in 1995-96, and he followed the team during their move to Arizona in 1996-97. The Oilers, Flames, Predators, Stars and Rangers were all reportedly interested in his services, but he decided against moving his family to a different city. Doan finishes his career with 402 goals, 972 points and 1353 penalty minutes in 1540 games. "I’ve been blessed and I’m so grateful for the fans and their support." Doan wrote in a letter to the fans. "They stuck by me throughout my career and the ups and downs of the Coyotes. There are a lot of players with more skill than me and a lot more ability than me that didn’t ever get the type of appreciation that I got and the type of respect that the fans gave me, and I’m so grateful for that. I can’t express how much I appreciate it. Thank you for watching me grow up, and I enjoyed watching a
Wed, Aug 30, 2017 08:36:00 AM

Shane Doan may not make a decision on his future until right before training camps open in September.

Doan's agent, Terry Bross, said he has spoken to four or five teams, but there is nothing else to report at this time. The former Coyotes captain has been contacted by Hockey Canada for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Doan is also considering retirement.
Sun, Jul 30, 2017 02:37:00 PM

Although Shane Doan has been in contact with some teams, it remains to be seen if he'll play next season or retire.

Doan does still have interest in playing, but it's difficult to find an ideal fit for him and his family. "It’s pretty hard to find that," said Doan. "Pretty much impossible at this point. We’re just kind of waiting and seeing. We’ve talked to four or five teams." The Coyotes announced that they wouldn't be making a contract offer to their longtime captain, which put Doan in a position where he would have to sign with a new team if he wanted to extend his playing career. All of Doan's 1,540 career NHL games have been with the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes/Arizona Coyotes franchise.
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 04:21:00 AM

Coyotes owner Andrew Barroway wishes that Shane Doan's exit from the team happened differently.

Arizona announced in June that it would not offer Doan a new contract and made that decision late in the year. Still, they hoped that 2016-17 would have been his last in the NHL and wanted to give him a more fitting sendoff for his 21 seasons with the organization. "He’s the bedrock of this franchise," Barroway said. "He's been here in the Valley since Day 1. Great guy, lovable, personable. In our mind, he wasn't a right hockey fit for the team. Do I wish it would have been handled differently? Yes I do. Do I wish Shane would have retired at the end of last year? Yes. That's his decision, and the mistake I made was I should have flown across the country to tell Shane this personally. That was my bad." Doan has expressed an interest in continuing his career with another team, but Barroway would like to see Doan rejoin the organization in a non-playing capacity.
Fri, Jul 14, 2017 04:18:00 AM

Four teams have contacted pending unrestricted free agent Shane Doan, according to beat reporter Craig Morgan.

Doan's relationship with the Arizona Coyotes will officially come to an end tomorrow at noon when he'll become a free agent, but don't expect the veteran to make a quick decision on his next team. The 40-year-old had six goals and 21 assists in 74 games last season.
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 09:16:00 PM

It looks like Shane Doan will at least test the free agent waters after being told that Arizona will not offer him a contract.

Now that the only NHL franchise that Doan has ever played for isn't an option, the 40-year-old forward has to decide between retirement and playing elsewhere. He might still end up retiring over the summer, but it sounds like he's interested in extending his career. "Shane is ready to enter the free-agent market and see where it goes. Time for him to get a shot at the Cup," Doan's agent Terry Bross said. It will be interesting to see what the market for him is like. Doan only had six goals and 27 points in 74 contests last season, so if he does sign it will probably be as a bottom-six forward and he might even find himself as a healthy scratch at times. His wealth of experience as a player and a captain though could prove to be a great asset to a team, particularly an up-and-coming young squad.
Mon, Jun 19, 2017 04:15:00 PM

The Arizona Coyotes have decided not to offer Shane Doan a new contract.

"The time has come for us to move on and to focus on our young, talented group of players and our very bright future. This was a very difficult decision given what Shane has done for the Coyotes and his unparalleled importance to the organization. With that said, this is necessary to move us forward as a franchise," Coyotes owner Andrew Barroway said. That makes some sense, especially given that Doan was limited to six goals and 27 points in 74 games last season and will turn 41 in October. All the same, it's surprising to see the Coyotes close the door on bringing back Doan as a player. He's been their team captain and his full 1,540-game NHL career has been with the organization. The next step is to see whether Doan decides to retire or seeks to extend his career elsewhere.
Mon, Jun 19, 2017 03:49:00 PM

Shane Doan's agent, Terry Bross, says his client is leaning towards playing in 2017-18.

"He hasn’t made a final decision, but I think he’s leaning toward playing one more year; I think he’s going to play," Bross said. "His body feels good, he loves the game and he loves the players." The 40-year-old had six goals and 21 assists in 74 games this season. His years of being fantasy relevant are over. He's expected to make a final decision by the end of the draft (June 23-24).
Wed, Jun 14, 2017 09:31:00 PM

Shane Doan reiterated that he's uncertain about his plans for the future.

"I’m going to go back and forth probably thinking both ways," Doan said. "‘Oh, I’m coming back. Oh, I’m staying.’ Kind of try them both on, see how it feels." That's not surprising given the similar statements that he's made recently, but given that this one came in the exit interviews, we figured we'd share it. Now that the Coyotes' campaign is over, Doan has plenty of time to consider his options. He'll turn 41 in October.
Tue, Apr 11, 2017 08:57:00 AM

Shane Doan hasn't made any plans yet for the 2017-18 campaign.

Doan is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer and at the age of 40 (41 in October), it's natural to wonder if he'll opt to retire. "I really don’t know," he said. "I truly wish I did. It would make everything so much easier to be able to give a definitive answer, but I don’t know. I think there’s a chance I come back and play. There’s a chance I don’t. I think last year, at the end of the year, I was pretty sure I was coming back. And this year, it’s not near as sure. But at the same time, there’s still a large part of me that wants to." If he does decide to return then he'll have a shot at reaching 1,000 career points. Currently he's 29 points shy.
Sat, Apr 8, 2017 10:02:00 AM

Shane Doan (lower body) will rejoin the Coyotes on Thursday.

Doan was a late scratch on Tuesday due to the ailment. He has six goals and 26 points in 72 contests this season.
Thu, Apr 6, 2017 03:05:00 PM

Shane Doan won't play on Tuesday night because he's dealing with a lower-body injury.

The team made the announcement just moments ago. The veteran must be considered day-to-day at this point, but since they have nothing to play for, they could shut him down for the rest of the year. Stay tuned.
Tue, Apr 4, 2017 08:05:00 PM

Shane Doan (lower body) will rejoin the Coyotes on Friday.

Doan was sidelined for seven consecutive games. It's not clear what Doan plans to do beyond this season, so we might be watching his final games.
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 02:29:00 PM

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