As a broadcaster, Shane Hnidy reportedly earns around $42,010 dollars as his yearly salary from AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain. Further, Shane Hnidy has an estimated net worth of over $36 million.
Shane Hnidy was born on November 8, 1975, in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada. As per his nationality, he is Canadian. Further, his star sign is Scorpio.
He attended Prince Albert High School but the further details are not available.
Shane Hnidy was selected in the 7th round (173rd overall) in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres. However, he played no games for the team. After turning professional in 1996, he played for minor league teams like Saint John of the AHL, Grand Rapids of the IHL, Cincinnati, and Adirondack of the AHL and later was traded to the Ottawa Senators in 2000 where he established his NHL career.
Hnidy further played for the Anaheim Ducks, Atlanta Thrashers, and Nashville Predators. In January 2008, the Boston Bruins acquired Hnidy and a 6th rounder in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. In July 2009, Hnidy signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Minnesota Wild to a one-year contract.
As of the opening of the 2010-11 season, Hnidy remained an unsigned free agent and on February 23, 2011, it was announced Hnidy would be re-joining the Boston Bruins on a tryout basis. On February 26, 2011, Hnidy signed a contract with the Bruins for the remaining of the season, to play as a depth defenseman.
The Bruins won the Stanley Cup and he was awarded a Stanley Cup ring and was included on the official team picture. He was given a day with the Stanley Cup on August 18, 2011, and he officially retired on August 31, 2011.
After his retirement, Shane Hnidy became part of the Winnipeg Jets broadcast team on TSN Radio 1290 and the color man with Dennis Beyak during Winnipeg Jets games on TSN Television from 2011 to 2018.
Further, he was announced as a color-commentator for the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights for their 2017–18 inaugural season on August 16, 2017. He continues to help his hometown with his support of the annual Shane Hnidy Golf Tournament, a significant fundraiser for the Beautiful Plains Community Foundation.
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Shane Hnidy is married to his wife, Michaela Hnidy. The couple together has 4 children Kinnon (19), Teagan (16), Jayna (13) and Zaden (11).
Even on his social media pages, Shane Hnidy hasn't posted anything related to his married life. He seems to be a person who doesn't like to openly talk about his relationships and dating affairs. Currently, he resides in La Salle, Manitoba with his family.
As of 2019, Shane Hnidy has an estimated net worth of over $2 million. Currently, he has an average salary of $42,010 dollars annually, working as a part of the Vegas Golden Knights broadcast team on AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain.
Shane Hnidy so far has made earnings of about $5 million dollars from his entire career. In 2008, he signed a 1-year contract with Boston Bruins worth $800,000. His salary for the 2005 and 2006 season was $600,000 a year.
Kept aside Shane Hnidy financial earnings, his personal assets includes a Home in Neepawa.
Other than being a former ice hockey defenceman, Shane Hnidy is pretty famous in social media. He has 15.5k Twitter followers.
Shane Hnidy was not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The former NHL star is 6 feet 1 inch in height and weighs around 93 kg.