A defenceman and Harvard University graduate, Sheehy signed as a free agent in 1983 by the Calgary Flames. His tough defensive play would help guide the Flames to their first finals appearance in 1986. He has also played for the Hartford Whalers and Washington Capitals. He is one of two NHL players who wore the number 0, the other was Paul Bibeault. He now is a successful NHL sports agent.
His older brother is former NHL and USA Olympic team member Timothy Sheehy.
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