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Darryl Shannon
Born June 21, 1968 (1968-06-21) (age 54)
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 208 lb (94 kg; 14 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Winnipeg Jets
Buffalo Sabres
Atlanta Thrashers
Calgary Flames
Montreal Canadiens
NHL Draft 36th overall, 1986
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1988–2004

Darryl Shannon (born Darryl J. Shannon on June 21, 1968) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.

Despite suffering from a serious illness, he played a total of 544 regular season games in the NHL, scoring 28 goals and 111 assists for 139 points and collecting 523 penalty minutes.

He is the older brother of former NHL player Darrin Shannon who played with the Winnipeg Jets with him.

Playing Career[]

Darryl was drafted 36th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.

On June 30, 1993, he was signed as a free agent by the Winnipeg Jets. On February 15, 1996, Darryl was traded to the Buffalo Sabres with Michal Grosek for Craig Muni.

With the Sabres, Darryl played in 29 playoff games, scoring four goals and seven assists for 11 points, collecting 16 minutes.

On June 25, 1999, he was claimed by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1999 NHL Expansion Draft.

On February 11, 2000, Darryl was traded to the Calgary Flames with Jason Botterill for Hnat Domenichelli and Dmitri Vlasenkov.

On September 25, 2000, he signed to the Montreal Canadiens as a free agent. On November 17, 2001, Darryl was signed as a free agent by the Krefeld Pinguine in Germany. He also played for Eisbaren Berlin.

Post-Playing Career[]

Darryl's playing career ended in 2004. These days, he resides in Buffalo, New York where he is an active member of the Sabres Alumni Association.