July 7, 1983 |
Regina, SK, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
South Carolina Stingrays
Las Vegas Wranglers
Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights
Darren Lynch (born July 7, 1983) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. After a major junior career in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Vancouver Giants, Lynch retired after a brief pro minor league career in the American Hockey League (AHL) and ECHL.
Lynch played minor hockey in his hometown with the Regina Pat Canadians. In 1998–99, he debuted with the Lethbridge Hurricanes of the major junior Western Hockey League (WHL), appearing in one game. In 2001–02, Lynch joined the Vancouver Giants. Undrafted by an NHL team, he was signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames on September 27, 2002. He remained in the WHL for two more season and recorded a junior career-high upon being signed, tallying 82 points in 70 games with the Giants in 2002–03. His 53 assists was a Giants' franchise record until Casey Pierro-Zabotel broke it in 2008–09. As of the completion of the 2007–08 WHL season, Lynch is in third place among all-time Giants scorers with 202 points in 213 games.
After completing his final season in the juniors in 2003–04, Lynch joined the Las Vegas Wranglers of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) and recorded 29 points in 54 games during his professional rookie season. The following year, he split the 2005–06 campaign with the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights of the American Hockey League (AHL), as well as the Las Vegas Wranglers and the South Carolina Stingrays of the ECHL before retiring at the end of the season.
|2004–05||Las Vegas Wranglers||ECHL||54||15||14||29||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights||AHL||4||0||2||2||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Las Vegas Wranglers||ECHL||44||7||6||13||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||South Carolina Stingrays||ECHL||13||7||7||14||14||6||0||7||7||6|
- Darren Lynch's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Darren Lynch's player profile at NHL.com
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