(former professional ice hockey defenceman)
Quick Facts of Sheldon Souray
|Age:||45 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||July 13, 1976|
|Full Name:||Sheldon Souray|
|Birth Place:||Elk Point, Canada|
|Net Worth:||$ 9 million|
|Salary:||3.5 million USD (2014)|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 3 inches (1.93m)|
|Profession:||former professional ice hockey defenceman|
|Father's Name:||Richard Souray|
|Mother's Name:||Lillian Parenteau|
|Education:||Archbishop O'Leary Catholic High School|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Last Update:||September, 2021|
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Relationship Facts of Sheldon Souray
- Sheldon Souray is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Sheldon Souray was previously married to former Baywatch actress Angelica Bridges. The pair were together from 2002 to 2007. Additionally, they have two daughters from this relationship. Later, he married former WWE professional wrestler Barbara Blank (Kelly Kelly) in February 2016. However, the marriage did not last long and they separated in October 2017.
Who is Sheldon Souray?
Sheldon Souray is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. Throughout his career, he played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). Furthermore, he has played for teams including New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers, Dallas Stars, and Anaheim Ducks.
Sheldon Souray’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Souray was born in Elk Point, Canada on July 13, 1976, to parents Richard Souray and Lillian Parenteau. Additionally, he has one sister who is two years older. His parents divorced while he was still in elementary school. Initially, he lived with his mother, however, he later moved in with his father at the age of nine. He is of Canadian nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to Métis ethnic background.
Talking about his education, Souray attended Archbishop O’Leary Catholic High School.
Sheldon Souray’s Career, Salary and Net Worth
Souray was initially a member of the Fort Saskatchewan Traders in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Later, the New Jersey Devils drafted him in the third round, 71st overall in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.
Additionally, he scored his first NHL goal on December 16, 1997, in the game against New York Rangers. He did not play a single game in the 2002–03 season. However, he had a breakthrough 2003–04 season and he successfully amassed 15 goals and 35 points.
Furthermore, Souray also represented his home country Team Canada internationally in the 2005 IIHF World Championships. He finished the 2005–06 season with 12 goals and 39 points. Similarly, in the 2006–07 season, he finished with a career-best 26 goals, 38 assists, and 64 points. Later, he signed a five-year, $27 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers on July 12, 2007.
He only played 26 games in his debut season for the Oilers. He finished the 2008–09 season with 23 goals and 53 points. Furthermore, the Dallas Stars signed him on July 1, 2011, and he finished the 2011–12 season with six goals, 15 assists, and 21 points. He also signed a three-year, $11 million contract with the Anaheim Ducks on July 1, 2012. He eventually announced his retirement on June 30, 2015.
Souray won the Hardest Shot at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition in 2004 and Hardest Shot at the Edmonton Oilers Skills Competition in 2009.
Souray had a salary of 3.5 million USD in 2014. Additionally, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 9 million at present.
Sheldon Souray’s Rumors and Controversy
Souray became part of a controversy after he broke his hand in a fight with Adirondack’s Matt Clackson. Additionally, he is termed as the Oiler’s most controversial player to date. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.
Sheldon Souray’s Body Measurements
Talking about his body measurement, Souray has a height of 1.93m. Additionally, he weighs around 108 kg. Furthermore, his hair color and eye color is dark brown.
Social Media Profile
Souray is active on Twitter. He has over 34.3k followers and has tweeted more than 1.9k times. However, he is not active on Facebook and Instagram.
References: (nhl, hockeydb, eonline, eliteprospects)