Darryl Shannon

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Darryl Shannon
Born (1968-06-21) June 21, 1968 (age 46)
Barrie, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 208 lb (94 kg; 14 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shot 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 Jackson Shannon (born June 21, 1968) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was drafted 36th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft and as well as the Leafs, he played for the Winnipeg Jets, Buffalo Sabres, Atlanta Thrashers, Calgary Flames, and the Montreal Canadiens. Despite a serious illness, he played a total of 544 regular season games in the National Hockey League, scoring 28 goals and 111 assists for 139 points and collecting 523 penalty minutes. He also played 29 playoff games, all with the Buffalo Sabres, scoring 4 goals and 7 assists for 11 points, collecting 16 minutes. He moved to Germany in 2001 to play in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga for the Krefeld Pinguine and the Eisbären Berlin. He is the older brother of fellow former NHLer Darrin Shannon who played together while with the Winnipeg Jets.

Following his retirement, he lives in Buffalo, New York where he is an active member of the Sabres Alumni Association.

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