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Shawn Evans

#15 F Rochester
Age: 35
Height: 5-8
Hometown: Peterborough, ON
Shoots: R
Birthdate: April 28, 1986
Weight: 175 lbs.
Draft: 2005 Round 1, #2
college Team: Bellarmine
Bio

DRAFTED
Originally selected by the previous Rochester Knighthawks in the first round (second overall) of the 2005 NLL Entry Draft.

ACQUIRED
Selected by the Rochester Knighthawks with the first o...

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Year Team GP G A PTS PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG AVG TOF LB TO CTO S SOG SPCT FO FO%
2019-20
Rochester Knighthawks
9 14 29 43 31 5 7 0 0 0 19:25 57 36 3 124 70 .113 0-0 .000
2018-19
Buffalo Bandits
17 28 66 94 17 10 14 1 0 2 69 56 6 204 147 .137 0-0 .000
2017-18
Multiple Teams
17 34 49 83 16 4 7 2 0 2 89 47 5 265 179 .128 0-0 .000
2017-18
Buffalo Bandits
8 16 16 32 8 3 3 0 0 0 42 18 4 124 89 .129 0-0 .000
2017-18
New England Black Wolves
9 18 33 51 8 1 4 2 0 2 47 29 1 141 90 .128 0-0 .000
2016-17
New England Black Wolves
17 38 65 103 50 8 12 2 3 2 90 66 10 294 217 .129 0-0 .000
2015-16
New England Black Wolves
17 50 68 118 39 8 19 5 1 1 116 51 10 331 228 .151 0-0 .000
2014-15
Calgary Roughnecks
18 47 83 130 39 4 31 5 3 1 96 77 10 254 184 .185 0-0 .000
2013-14
Calgary Roughnecks
18 26 79 105 8 3 25 2 2 2 89 71 13 198 131 .131 0-0 .000
2012-13
Calgary Roughnecks
16 32 80 112 25 12 29 0 3 1 69 61 15 186 139 .172 0-0 .000
2011-12
Calgary Roughnecks
16 32 47 79 65 13 16 1 0 1 77 40 13 177 128 .181 0-1 .000
2010-11
Rochester Knighthawks
16 24 49 73 18 9 13 4 1 2 96 47 13 149 112 .161 0-0 .000
2009-10
Rochester Knighthawks
15 11 34 45 61 3 11 0 2 1 100 111 79 .099 0-0 .000
2008-09
Rochester Knighthawks
16 30 49 79 42 5 17 1 1 3 106 204 141 .147 0-0 .000
2007-08
Rochester Knighthawks
15 25 38 63 63 2 14 0 2 3 61 158 105 .158 0-0 .000
2006-07
Rochester Knighthawks
16 32 34 66 36 6 12 3 1 1 121 181 116 .177 1-7 .143
2005-06
Rochester Knighthawks
15 21 16 37 59 3 2 0 1 0 110 120 87 .175 0-1 .000
Total 238 444 786 1230 569 95 229 26 20 22 19:25 1346 552 98 2956 2063 .150 1-9 .111
Year Team GP G A PTS PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG AVG TOF LB TO CTO S SOG SPCT FO FO %
2018-19
Buffalo Bandits
4 8 12 20 2 2 4 0 0 1 14 9 0 52 34 .154 0-0 .000
2016-17
New England Black Wolves
1 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 1 15 6 .133 0-0 .000
2015-16
New England Black Wolves
3 7 9 16 19 3 2 0 1 1 25 11 3 55 34 .127 0-0 .000
2014-15
Calgary Roughnecks
3 7 10 17 4 0 2 1 1 2 11 15 1 42 29 .167 0-0 .000
2013-14
Calgary Roughnecks
5 10 17 27 6 1 1 0 1 1 18 26 1 63 40 .159 0-0 .000
2012-13
Calgary Roughnecks
2 4 5 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 5 0 26 13 .154 0-0 .000
2011-12
Calgary Roughnecks
1 2 4 6 14 1 2 0 0 0 5 3 1 9 9 .222 0-0 .000
2010-11
Rochester Knighthawks
1 2 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 10 6 .200 0-0 .000
2008-09
Rochester Knighthawks
1 3 2 5 0 1 2 0 0 0 8 14 12 .214 0-0 .000
2006-07
Rochester Knighthawks
3 3 5 8 2 1 2 0 0 0 32 32 22 .094 0-0 .000
2005-06
Rochester Knighthawks
2 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 15 16 14 .125 0-0 .000
Total 26 50 68 118 51 12 15 2 3 5 0:00 147 75 7 334 219 .150 0-0 .000
Regular Playoffs
2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11 2009-10 2008-09 2007-08 2006-07 2005-06
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DRAFTED
Originally selected by the previous Rochester Knighthawks in the first round (second overall) of the 2005 NLL Entry Draft.

ACQUIRED
Selected by the Rochester Knighthawks with the first overall pick in the 2019 NLL Expansion Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Entering his 15th season in the NLL and first with the expansion-era Knighthawks … Two-time League MVP (2013 and 2015) and was named to four straight All-Pro first teams from 2013-16 … Named to the All-Rookie Team in 2006 and won 2011 All-Star Game MVP honors … Currently ranks sixth all-time in NLL history in assists (757) and eighth in points (1,187) … Fifth all-time in NLL playoff points (123), sixth in assists (70) and 10th in goals (53) … Spent parts of the past two seasons with the Buffalo Bandits … In 2018-19, he finished third in the NLL with 66 assists … Helped the Bandits reach the NLL Finals … Acquired by Buffalo from New England with a fourth-round pick in the 2019 NLL Entry Draft in exchange for Callum Crawford and a second-round pick in the 2019 NLL Entry Draft on 2/2/18 … Recorded 32 points (16+16) in seven games after joining the Bandits via trade mid-season … Played nine games for the New England Black Wolves, totaling 51 points (18+31) … In 2017, he recorded 103 points (38+65), his fifth straight season of recording at least 100 points … Led his team in points for the sixth consecutive year … Led the Black Wolves in points (103) and assists (65), and ranked second on the team in goals (38) … In 2016, he played in 17 regular-season games, recording 118 points (50+68) in his first season in New England … Led the Black Wolves in points (118), goals (50) and assists (68) … Scored a career-high 50 goals … Was named to the NLL’s All-Pro First Team and was the runner-up for the Most Valuable Player award … In the playoffs, he recorded team-high 16 points (3+7) in three games played … Scored the overtime game-winning goal to cap off a six-point night (4+2) vs. Georgia on 5/6/16 … Traded by Calgary to New England on 10/26/18 in a two-player, three-draft pick deal … Played in Calgary from 2012-15 … In 2015, he was named the NLL’s Most Valuable Player for the second time in his career after recording a career-high 130 points (47+83) in 18 regular-season games … Earned All-Pro First Team Honors and was a finalist for the Wingman of the Year award … Led the NLL in both points (130) and assists (83) …  Led the Roughnecks in points (130) and assists (83) and ranked second in goals (47) … Was the Roughnecks’ top scorer for the fourth consecutive season … In 2014, he recorded 105 points (26+79) in 18 regular-season games with the Roughnecks … Led the NLL with 79 assists … Led the Roughnecks in both points (105) and assists (79) … Earned All-Pro First Team Honors … In the postseason, he led the team in scoring with 31 points (13+18) in seven games played … Named the NLL’s Most Valuable Player in 2013 after leading the league in scoring, recording 112 points (32+80) in 16 regular-season games … Earned All-Pro First Team honors … His 80 assists led the league … Led the Roughnecks in both assists (80) and points (112) … In 2012, he earned Second Team All-Pro honors after a 79-point (32+47) campaign … Was sent to Calgary by Rochester in a draft day deal in 2011 … Spent the first six years of his career with the original Knighthawks (2006-11) … In 2011, he ranked second on Knighthawks in points with 73 (24+49) in 16 regular-season games … In 2009, he recorded 79 points (30+49) in 16 regular-season games … Second on the Knighthawks in points (79) and assists (49) and ranked second in goals (26) … In 2007, he won the NLL Champion’s Cup … Only one of three Rochester players to record a point in all 16 games that season … In 2006, he was named to the NLL All-Rookie Team… In the summer, he plays for the Peterborough Lakers of Major Series Lacrosse … He is a seven-time winner of the Mann Cup (2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2017, 2018 and 2019) … Won the Bucko McDonald Award as MSL’s leading scorer in 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2017) … Won the Mike Kelly as Mann Cup MVP in 2010, 2017 and 2018 … He is the all-time assist leader in Mann Cup history and second in points … OLA Major Series MVP in 2013 and 2016 … Won the 2007 Minto Cup with Six Nations … In 2006, he also won a Minto Cup with the Junior “A” team and was named the Minto Cup MVP … He played one season of college lacrosse at Bellarmine University … In 2005, he recorded 52 goals and 23 assists for 75 points in 15 games for the 13-2 Knights … On the international stage, he was named MVP of the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship, finishing with 10 goals and 25 assists, helping Canada with the gold medal … Member of Team Canada in 2011, when it won the FIL WILC gold medal in Prague … He has also played professionally in Major League Lacrosse for teams in Chesapeake, Denver and Boston.

PERSONAL
Married, wife: Kayla … The couple has three daughters, Paityn, Ella and Emery … Owns and operates Nationwide Lacrosse … His father played hockey in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs … His two brothers Steve and Scott played in the NLL.

Awards & Achievements
League MVP (2x) 2013 & 2015
All-League First Team (4x) 2013-16
All-League Second Team 2012
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