Ray Sheppard
Position Right Wing
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
195 lb (89 kg)
Teams Buffalo Sabres (19871990)
New York Rangers (1990–1991)
Detroit Red Wings (19911995)
San Jose Sharks 1995–1996)
Florida Panthers (19961998)
Carolina Hurricanes (19981999)
Florida Panthers (1999–2000)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 27 1966 (1966-05-27) (age 54),
Petawawa, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 60th overall, 1984
Buffalo Sabres
Pro Career 1986 – 2001

Raymond Sheppard (born 27 May, 1966 in Petawawa, Ontario, Canada) is a retired professional right winger who played in the NHL from 1987 to 2000.

Sheppard was selected 60th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. He decided to stay with the junior Cornwall Royals of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) for two more seasons. In 1985-86 he led the OHL in goals with 81 and in points with 142, winning the Red Tilson Trophy as the most valuable player.

He made the NHL All-Rookie team in 1987-88 with the Sabres.

He played 817 career NHL games, scoring 357 goals and 300 assists for 657 points. His best season statistically was the 1993–94 season when he scored 52 goals and 93 points for the Detroit Red Wings. He also played for the New York Rangers, San Jose Sharks, Florida Panthers, and the Carolina Hurricanes.



  • Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft in the 3rd round as the 60th overall pick.
  • Acquired by the New York Rangers for $1 from the Buffalo Sabres in 1990.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84Cornwall RoyalsOHL684436806932460
1984–85Cornwall RoyalsOHL49253358519212144
1985–86Cornwall RoyalsOHL63816114225674110
1986–87Rochester AmericansAHL551813311115123152
1987–88Buffalo SabresNHL743827651461122
1988–89Buffalo SabresNHL672221431510110
1989–90Rochester AmericansAHL535821787159
1989–90Buffalo SabresNHL184260
1990–91New York RangersNHL5924234721
1991–92Detroit Red WingsNHL7436266227116284
1992–93Detroit Red WingsNHL703234662972350
1993–94Detroit Red WingsNHL825241932672134
1994–95Detroit Red WingsNHL4330104017174375
1995–96Detroit Red WingsNHL52242
1995–96San Jose SharksNHL5127194610
1995–96Florida PanthersNHL14821042188160
1996–97Florida PanthersNHL68292160452020
1997–98Florida PanthersNHL6114173121
1997–98Carolina HurricanesNHL104262
1998–99Carolina HurricanesNHL742533581665162
1990–00Florida PanthersNHL471010204
NHL totals 817 357 300 657 212 81 30 20 50 17

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