July 1, 1966|
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
August 5, 2013 (aged 47)|
St. Clair, Michigan, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
Detroit Red Wings|
Tampa Bay Lightning
San Jose Sharks
7th overall, 1984|
Detroit Red Wings
Burr was drafted in the first round (seventh overall) by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. Burr played 878 career NHL games with the Red Wings, Tampa Bay Lightning and the San Jose Sharks, scoring 181 goals and 259 assists for 440 points. He also garnered 1,069 penalty minutes.
Burr was the president of the Port Huron Icehawks IHL hockey organization.
Burr was born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada and lived there until his hockey career began.
On February 27, 2011, it was reported that Burr was diagnosed with myeloid leukemia, which in some cases requires a bone marrow transplant. He successfully completed chemotherapy and was reportedly cancer free. However, it returned the following year.
Burr died on August 5, 2013, after a fall in his home in St. Clair, Michigan caused massive brain trauma.
Burr was survived by his wife Amanda and their two daughters.
Regular season and playoffs
|1982–83||Sarnia Black Hawks||Midget||52||50||85||135||125||—||—||—||—||—|
|1984–85||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||9||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|1984–85||Adirondack Red Wings||AHL||4||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|1985–86||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||5||1||0||1||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|1985–86||Adirondack Red Wings||AHL||3||2||2||4||2||17||5||7||12||32|
|1986–87||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||80||22||25||47||107||16||7||2||9||20|
|1987–88||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||78||17||23||40||97||9||3||1||4||14|
|1988–89||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||79||19||27||46||78||6||1||2||3||6|
|1989–90||Adirondack Red Wings||AHL||3||4||2||6||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||76||24||32||56||82||—||—||—||—||—|
|1990–91||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||80||20||30||50||112||7||0||4||4||15|
|1991–92||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||79||19||32||51||118||11||1||5||6||19|
|1992–93||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||80||10||25||35||74||7||2||1||3||2|
|1993–94||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||51||10||12||22||31||7||2||0||2||6|
|1994–95||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||42||6||8||14||60||16||0||2||2||6|
|1995–96||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||81||13||15||28||119||6||0||2||2||8|
|1996–97||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||74||14||21||35||106||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||San Jose Sharks||NHL||42||6||6||12||50||6||0||0||0||8|
|1998–99||San Jose Sharks||NHL||18||0||1||1||29||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–2000||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||4||0||2||2||0||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Former Red Wings Player Shawn Burr Dies At Age 47". detroit.cbslocal.com. August 5, 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
- Mitch Albom , Detroit Free Press, February 27, 2011
- Beard, Rob (August 5, 2013). "Former Red Wing Shawn Burr dies at age 47". The Detroit News. Archived from the original on August 6, 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
- Sipple, George; St. James, Helene (August 6, 2013). "Former NHL player Shawn Burr dies at 47". USA Today. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
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