Winter Olympics Preview: Shane Doan

Country: Canada1
Born: Oct. 10, 1976
Birthplace: Halkirk, Alberta, Canada
Current Team: Phoenix Coyotes
Position: Left Wing

Trivia:
• Posted a career-high 31 goals for the Coyotes last season.
• Drafted seventh overall by the then-Winnipeg Jets in 1995.

On dealing with injuries: “When things like injuries happen, you realize how little control you really have. The more you fight for control, the more frustrated you get. You need to accept what God is doing in your life. You may have questions, but don’t let them consume your thoughts. You have to enjoy the blessings of every day.”

On establishing good habits: “The more often you make the right decisions, the easier it gets. Not to say I’ve never made mistakes, but when I do I’m thankful for a forgiving God who is there for me.”

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1. Kelly Newton wrote:
I remember watching this Shane when he was a Kamloops Blazer. A great inspiration to young hockey players everywhere.

Wed, January 27, 2010 @ 8:28 PM

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