|Born||November 8, 1975 (1975-11-08) (age 34),
Neepawa, MB, CAN
|6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
210 lb (95 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Shane Hnidy (born November 8, 1975 in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada) is a professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League.
Shane Hnidy played junior hockey with the Swift Current Broncos and Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL. He was drafted in the 7th round (173rd overall) in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres, although he played no games for the team. After turning professional in 1996, he played for minor league teams Saint John of the AHL, Grand Rapids of the IHL, Cincinnati and Adirondack of the AHL before being traded to the Ottawa Senators in 2000 where he established his NHL career. He has also played for the Anaheim Ducks, Atlanta Thrashers and Nashville Predators.
On January 2, 2008, the Boston Bruins acquired Hnidy and a 6th rounder in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft for Brandon Bochenski.
On July 3, 2009, Hnidy signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Minnesota Wild to a one-year contract.
|1991–92||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||56||1||3||4||11||4||0||0||0||0|
|1992–93||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||45||5||12||17||62||—||—||—||—||—|
|1992–93||Prince Albert Raiders||WHL||27||2||10||12||43||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||Prince Albert Raiders||WHL||69||7||26||33||113||—||—||—||—||—|
|1994–95||Prince Albert Raiders||WHL||72||5||29||34||169||15||4||7||11||29|
|1995–96||Prince Albert Raiders||WHL||58||11||42||53||100||18||4||11||15||34|
|1996–97||Baton Rouge Kingfish||ECHL||21||3||10||13||50||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||Saint John Flames||AHL||44||2||12||14||112||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||Grand Rapids Griffins||IHL||77||6||12||18||210||3||0||2||2||23|
|1998–99||Adirondack Red Wings||AHL||68||9||20||29||121||3||0||1||1||0|
|1999–00||Cincinnati Mighty Ducks||AHL||68||9||19||28||153||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||Grand Rapids Griffins||IHL||2||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
- June 28, 1994 - drafted by Buffalo Sabres in 7th round, 173rd overall
- August 6, 1998 - signed as free agent by Detroit Red Wings
- June 25, 2000 - traded by Red Wings to Ottawa Senators
- March 9, 2004 - traded by Senators to Nashville Predators for 2004 draft pick used to pick Peter Regin
- June 30, 2005 - traded by Predators to Atlanta Thrashers
- July 5, 2007 - signed as unrestricted free agent by Anaheim Ducks
- January 2, 2008 - traded by Ducks to Boston Bruins
- July 3, 2009 - signed as unrestricted free agent by Minnesota Wild
- August 10, 2010 - invited to training camp by Phoenix Coyotes