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Conor Sheary
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Born June 8, 1992 (1992-06-08) (age 27)
Winchester, Massachusetts
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)
Position Winger
Shoots Left
NHL team Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2014–present

Conor Sheary (born on June 8, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Amateur Playing CareerEdit

As a senior at The University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Conor played in all 34 games leading the team in points with 28 on nine goals and a squad-best 19 assists.

Professional Playing CareerEdit

Undrafted, Conor played collegiate hockey with the University of Massachusetts Amherst of the Hockey East.

At the conclusion of his senior season with the Minutemen, he made his professional debut with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL at the tail end of the 2013–14 season, and remained with the club into the post-season to produce 11 points in 15 games.

On July 1, 2015, Conor was signed to a two-year entry-level contract with the NHL affiliate of Wilkes-Barre, the Pittsburgh Penguins.

In the following 2015–16 season, Conor was recalled from the AHL to the Pittsburgh Penguins on December 15, 2015 and made his NHL debut on December 16, 2015 in a 3–0 loss against the Boston Bruins.

On December 18, 2015, he scored his first NHL goal on goaltender Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins and registered his first NHL assist in the same game.

On March 13, 2016. Conor recorded his first multi-goal game, scoring 2 goals against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden against goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. He would then record his first career playoff goal vs Lundqvist on April 21, 2016.

On June 1, 2016, Conor scored the game winner in overtime to win against the San Jose Sharks 2–1 in the Stanley Cup Finals. On June 12, 2016, he won the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory against the San José Sharks.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Cushing Academy USHS 29 2 2 4 12
2008–09 Cushing Academy USHS 31 16 27 43 6
2009–10 Cushing Academy USHS 31 30 41 71 24
2010–11 UMass-Amherst HE 34 6 8 14 12
2011–12 UMass-Amherst HE 36 12 23 35 10
2012–13 UMass-Amherst HE 34 11 16 27 29
2013–14 UMass-Amherst HE 34 9 19 28 2
2013–14 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 2 0 0 0 0 15 6 5 11 0
2014–15 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 58 20 25 45 8 8 5 7 12 2
2015–16 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 30 7 29 36 4
2015–16 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 44 7 3 10 8 23 4 6 10 8
NHL totals 44 7 3 10 8 23 4 6 10 8

AccoladesEdit

  • 2016 Stanley Cup Champion (Pittsburgh Penguins)

Personal LifeEdit

Conor was born in Winchester, Massachusetts to Kevin and Robin Sheary. He has two sisters, Caitlin and Courtney.

He has been dating Jordan Sullivan since their years at Cushing Academy and they are currently engaged.

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