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Shawn Byram
Born September 12, 1968 (1968-09-12) (age 53)
Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
Played for Chicago Blackhawks
New York Islanders
NHL Draft 80th overall, 1986
New York Islanders
Playing career 1988–2003

Shawn Byram (born Shawn D. Byram on September 12, 1968) is a Canadian former ice hockey left winger.

He was drafted by the New York Islanders in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft, briefly playing for the organization; he also briefly played for the Chicago Blackhawks.

Playing Career[]

Shawn began his hockey career with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League. He was later traded to the Prince Albert Raiders. He made his professional debut with the Indianapolis Ice in 1988.

In 1991, he made his NHL debut with the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. He played four games with the Islanders in his rookie season, accumlating 14 penalty minutes.

On August 15, 1991, Shawn and the Chicago Blackhawks agreed to a one-year deal. Byram remained with the Blackhawks, playing with their IHL affiliate (Indianapolis Ice) until the conclusion of the 1993–94 season.

Shawn spent the next eight seasons playing professionally in Europe, spending time in Italy, Austria, and Scotland, before returning to the United States in 2002 to play with the Bakersfield Condors of the WCHL. Byram scored 65 points in 68 games, second highest among Falcons players in 2002–03.

Shawn retired at the conclusion of the 2002–03 WCHL season.

Personal Life[]

Shawn's son, Bowen Byram was drafted 4th overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche.