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Shawn Heins
Shawn Heins, Gottéron-Langnau, 15.01.2010
Position Defence
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
215 lb (98 kg)
NLA Team
F. Teams
HC Fribourg-Gottéron
San Jose Sharks
Pittsburgh Penguins
Atlanta Thrashers
Eisbären Berlin (DEL)
Hannover Scorpions (DEL)
Born December 24 1973 (1973-12-24) (age 42),
Eganville, ON, CAN
NHL Draft Undrafted
Pro Career 1995 – present

Shawn Joseph Heins (born December 24, 1973 in Eganville, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for Nationalliga A side HC Fribourg-Gottéron in Switzerland. He has played for the San Jose Sharks, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Atlanta Thrashers. Shawn Heins' style of play is that of an offensive defenceman and powerplay specialist. His slapshot though not well known has been measured at speeds well over 100 miles per hour. Heins held the record for the hardest recorded shot of all time with the puck going 106 miles per hour, until December 3, 2006. The record was taken by Chad Kilger of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

In his third year of club hockey in Switzerland after two seasons in Germany, Heins was a member of Team Canada at the 2007 Spengler Cup.

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