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NHL MONTREAL CANADIENS VS CAROLINA HURRICANES
Montreal Canadiens' Sheldon Souray (44) skates against the Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, on November 2, 2006. (UPI Photo/Grant Halverson)
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Sheldon Sharik Souray (born July 13, 1976) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing in the Washington Capitals organization, on loan to the Capitals' American Hockey League (AHL) team, the Hershey Bears, but still under contract to the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has previously played for the New Jersey Devils, who originally drafted him 71st overall in 1994, and the Montreal Canadiens. He is best known for his heavy slapshot, setting the unofficial NHL record for the hardest recorded shot at the Oilers' 2009 Skills Competition.

Sheldon Souray was placed on waivers by Edmonton on September 30th, 2010.

Before playing in the NHL, Sheldon was a member of the Fort Saskatchewan Traders in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL). He was drafted in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft in the third round (71st overall) by the New Jersey Devils where he played from 1997 to 1999 before being traded to the Montreal Canadiens on March 1, 2000 for Vladimir Malakhov.

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