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|1981 NHL DRAFT PICK|
No. 197 overall by Edmonton Oilers
August 21, 1963
Height: 6-0 Weight: 185
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan (Canada)
||Notre Dame||Sask. AAA
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
Air Canada Cup
(Canadian AAA Title): 1980 (Notre Dame)
Miscellaneous: Attended Notre Dame College (high school) in Wilcox,
Saskatchewan, before entering SJHL.
| Debut: March 27, 1984 (Edmonton at Calgary)|
Numbers: 8, 28 (Edmonton); 26 (Minnesota); 36, 22
Stanley Cup: Never won.
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
||Edmonton, Minn., Hart.||
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
1983-84: Played two regular-season games for Edmonton team that won
Stanley Cup. Was with team for playoffs, but did not have his name engraved
on Cup because he did not play in any playoff games.
Played 37 regular-season games for Edmonton team that won Stanley Cup, but
was traded away from team prior to postseason.
Miscellaneous: Joined Edmonton for balance of 1983-84 season after
returning from Sarajevo Olympics, where he had not played due to injury. ... Joined Hartford for balance of 1986-87 season and 1987
playoffs in March 1987 after spending season with Team Canada.
Although he was on playoff roster, he did not play in postseason. ... Joined
Hartford on Feb. 28, 1988, after competing in 1988 Olympics.
North Dakota (WCHA); Team Canada; Nova Scotia (AHL); Springfield (AHL);
Rosenheim (West Germany/Germany); Kloten (Switzerland); Zurich
(Switzerland); Munich (Germany); Dusseldorf (Germany)|
1984 (injured, did not play), 1988
World Championships: 1983 (bronze
World Junior Championships: 1983 (bronze
AWARDS AND HONORS
1982 (North Dakota)
Germany Championship: 1989 (Rosenheim), 1994
(Munich); 1996 (Dusseldorf)
RPI Invitational All-Star Second Team:
1981 (North Dakota)
Germany Goals Leader: 1989-90 (Rosenheim) (38 goals)
Germany Playoffs Points Leader: 1991 (Rosenheim) (24 points)
Germany Playoffs Goals Leader: 1991 (Rosenheim) (16 goals)
Education: Studied business
administration and education at North Dakota. He returned to school during
off-seasons of his NHL playing days in order to complete undergraduate degree.
Miscellaneous: Began playing right
wing for North Dakota (WCHA) as a freshman in 1981-82. He would end up
playing right wing throughout his professional hockey career. ... Left University of
North Dakota after sophomore year to join Team Canada for 1983-84
pre-Olympic tour. However, he did not play in 1984 Olympics due to knee
injury suffered days before the start of Games in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. ...
Skipped majority of 1987-88 NHL season so he could play for Canada
during 1987-88 pre-Olympic tour and 1988 Calgary Olympics. ... Played on
line with Dale Derkatch for Rosenheim in 1990-91. ... Played on Munich Mad Dogs (Germany) team that folded 27 games
into 1994-95 season. ... Moved to Calgary after his retirement and became
active in Hockey Canada (formerly Canadian Hockey Association) after his
retirement, serving as the male athlete representative on the 2001-02 board
of directors. ... Also played on Calgary Flames Alumni charity hockey team
even though he was never part of Calgary organization.
Personal: Full name is Gordon R.G.
Sherven. ... Also known as Gordon Sherven during his playing days in Europe.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
Edmonton traded Sherven and Terry Martin to Minnesota in exchange for Mark
Napier on January 24, 1985. Before the end of the calendar year, Edmonton
got Sherven back when it obtained Sherven and Don Biggs from Minnesota for
Marc Habscheid, Don Barber and Emanuel Viveiros on December 20, 1985.
Edmonton lost Sherven a second time when it left him unprotected for the
1986 NHL Waiver Draft, and he was claimed by Hartford on October 6, 1986.||
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