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Timothy Kane Sheehy (born September 3, 1948 in Fort Frances, Ontario and raised in nearby International Falls, Minnesota) is a retired ice hockey player. He played Minnesota high school hockey for International Falls before joining the Boston College men's ice hockey team. He was one of the most outstanding hockey players in the Minnesota State High School League during a long run by International Falls and St. Paul Johnson schools great teams. Sheehy, who has dual citizenship, also played for Team USA at the 1969 and the 1971 World Championships as well as the 1972 Olympics hockey team that surprisingly won the Silver Medal.

Sheehy was signed by the World Hockey Association's New England Whalers after the Olympics and later also played 433 games for the WHA Edmonton Oilers and Birmingham Bulls before moving on to the National Hockey League where he played a total of 27 games for the Detroit Red Wings and Hartford Whalers before retiring from professional hockey in 1980.

Sheehy was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 1997. He is the nephew of legendary National Football League player Bronko Nagurski. His younger brother Neil Sheehy also played in the NHL.


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