Darren Langdon

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Darren Langdon
Born (1971-01-08) January 8, 1971 (age 43)
Deer Lake, NF, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers (19942000)
Carolina Hurricanes (20002002)
Vancouver Canucks (2002–2003)
Montreal Canadiens (2003–2004)
New Jersey Devils (2005–2006)
Playing career 1992–2006

Darren Michael Langdon (born January 8, 1971) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey left winger. He was undrafted but signed his first pro contract in 1993 with the New York Rangers. Although retired from the NHL, Langdon currently plays for the Corner Brook Royals of the Newfoundland Senior Hockey League.[1]

Career[edit]

Langdon began his pro career with the Dayton Bombers of the ECHL, where he holds the record for most penalty minutes in a season, then played with Binghamton Rangers of the AHL, farm team for the New York Rangers.

Langdon is most famous for his hockey fighting ability. He has been described as an experienced and enduring hockey fighter who is at his best during the second half of the fight.

Langdon has stated in an interview by The Telegram that his career with the NHL is over, citing his age. His contract with the Devils expired in June, 2006 and was not renewed. Langdon played in 521 NHL games.[2]

He currently plays with the Western Royals of the Newfoundland Senior Hockey League. Langdon has also played with the Deer Lake Red Wings of the WCSHL and played one season with the Summerside Western Capitals in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League. His middle name Michael was confirmed in a telephone conversation.

Personal[edit]

Langdon and his wife Jillian have four children, three of them being triplets.

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBRoyals.ca: Royals sign Wall and Langdon
  2. ^ The Telegram interview by Brendan McCarthy, April 12, 2006.

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