Shane Sims
Born April 30 1988 (1988-04-30) (age 29),
East Amherst, NY, USA
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
Pro clubs Gwinnett Gladiators
NHL Draft 126th overall, 2006
New York Islanders
Playing career 2011–present

Shane Sims (born April 30, 1988) is an American ice hockey defenseman.[1] He is from East Amherst, New York. He attended The Ohio State University.[2] He was drafted by the New York Islanders in the 5th round (126th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. On April 9, 2011 he signed a one-day NHL regular season amateur tryout agreement.[3] On April 9, 2011 he appeared in the Islanders 2010-2011 season finale against the Philadelphia Flyers late in the 3rd period making his NHL debut.[4]

He now plays for the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL.


  1. Shane Sims. Hockey'sfuture. Retrieved on 10 April 2011.
  2. OSU PLAYER PROFILE:SHANE SIMS. Ohio State Profile. Retrieved on 10 April 2011.
  3. Islanders Press Release: 9 April 2011. Retrieved on 10 April 2011.
  4. Flyers 7 (EN), Islanders 4: Wild finish to a wild season. Retrieved on 10 April 2011.

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