|Born|| December 8, 1969 |
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|Played for|| Buffalo Sabres|
|NHL Draft|| 4th overall, 1988|
Darrin Shannon (born Darrin Arthur Shannon on December 8, 1969) is a retired former professional ice hockey player who played for the Buffalo Sabres and the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Darrin recorded 87 goals and 163 assists for 250 points in 506 career NHL games. He is the younger brother of former NHL player Darryl Shannon.
On October 11, 1991, Darrin was traded to the Winnipeg Jets with Mike Hartman and Dean Kennedy for Dave McLlwain, Gord Donnelly and Winnipeg's fifth round choice (Yuri Khymlev) in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft & future considerations.
On July 1, 1996, he was transferred to the Phoenix Coyotes after the Winnipeg Jets franchise relocated.
In June of 1998, Darrin missed the majority of the 1998-99 season & the 1999-00 season due to knee surgery.
On February 18, 1999, he signed as a free agent by the Grand Rapids Griffins. On August 25, 1999, Darrin signed as a free agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Darrin played for the St. John's Maple Leafs and the Chicago Wolves before his playing career ended in 2000.
Darrin resides in Alliston, Ontario, Canada where he works as an investment manager. He has a wife & three daughters.
|1986-87||Windsor Compuware Spitfires||OHL||60||17||41||58||31||14||4||6||10||8|
|1987-88||Windsor Compuware Spitfires||OHL||43||33||41||74||49||12||6||12||18||9|
|1988-89||Windsor Compuware Spitfires||OHL||54||33||48||81||47||4||1||6||7||2|
|1998-99||Grand Rapids Griffins||IHL||10||1||5||6||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999-00||St. John's Maple Leafs||AHL||8||2||0||2||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|NHL Totals (10 Seasons)||506||87||163||250||344||45||7||10||17||38|
|OHL Totals (3 Seasons)||157||83||130||213||127||30||11||24||35||19|
|AHL Totals (3 Seasons)||107||48||57||105||83||19||7||6||13||24|
|IHL Totals (2 Seasons)||19||2||8||10||18||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and AchievementsEdit
- Canadian Major Junior Scholastic Player of the Year (1988)
- Memorial Cup Tournament All-Star Team (1988)