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Allan MacInnis is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman who played 23 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Calgary Flames and St. Louis Blues. A first round selection of the Flames in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft, he went on to become a 13-time All-Star. He was named the Conn Smythe Trophy winner as the most valuable player of the playoffs in 1989 after leading the Flames to the Stanley Cup championship. He was voted the winner of the James Norris Memorial Trophy in 1999 as the top defenceman in the league while a member of the Blues.

Al MacInnis
Hockey Hall of Fame, 2007
An ice hockey player looks to his right as he glides across the ice. He is in a red uniform with white and yellow trim, with a stylized "C" logo on his chest.
MacInnis at the 2011 Heritage Classic alumni game
Born (1963-07-11) July 11, 1963 (age 53)
Inverness, NS, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 204 lb (93 kg; 14 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Calgary Flames
St. Louis Blues
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 15th overall, 1981
Calgary Flames
Playing career 1981–2003

Allan MacInnis (born July 11, 1963) is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman who played 23 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Calgary Flames and St. Louis Blues. A first round selection of the Flames in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft, he went on to become a 13-time All-Star. He was named the Conn Smythe Trophy winner as the most valuable player of the playoffs in 1989 after leading the Flames to the Stanley Cup championship. He was voted the winner of the James Norris Memorial Trophy in 1999 as the top defenceman in the league while a member of the Blues.

MacInnis was most famous for having the hardest shot in the league. He tied Bobby Orr's Ontario Hockey League (OHL) record for goals by a defenceman, and won two OHL championships and a Memorial Cup with the Kitchener Rangers as a junior. He famously split goaltender Mike Liut's mask with a shot, and became only the fourth defenceman in NHL history to score 100 points in a season. Internationally, he was an all-star on defence as Canada won the 1991 Canada Cup and twice participated in the Winter Olympics. He was a member of the 2002 team that won Canada's first gold medal in 50 years.

An eye injury suffered early in the 2003–04 NHL season forced MacInnis into retirement. He finished his career third all-time among defencemen in goals, assists and points and was named to seven post-season all-star teams. He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2007, and his jersey number 2 was retired by the Blues and is honoured by the Flames. MacInnis remains a member of the Blues organization, currently serving as the team's Vice President of Hockey Operations.

Al MacInnis rode slap shot to Hall of Fame

Known for his devastating slap shot, won Conn Smythe Trophy on Calgary's 1989 Cup champs before becoming defensive stalwart in St. Louis.

All-Time Slapshots Al MacInnis

All-Time Slapshots Al MacInnis.

Al MacInnis Highlight Video

Highlight video of Al Maclnnis at the 2010 St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement Dinner.

Al MacInnis Breaks the Boards

Al MacInnis of the St. Louis Blues rips a shot wide that broke a solid chunk out of the boards. Took place during the 2000-01 NHL season.

Classic All-Star Moment: Al MacInnis by .1

Former St. Louis Blues' defenseman Al MacInnis beats out John LeClair by .1 in the slapshot competition.

1996 NHL Skills Competition - Fastest Shot

The fastest shot competition during the 1996 All Star break. Who wins? I love them hainvg Al Iafrate comment for this part of the contest..