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Darrin Arthur Shannon (born December 8, 1969) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played for the Buffalo Sabres and the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes. He is the younger brother of Darryl Shannon and has 3 daughters and a wife. Darrin was drafted fourth overall in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft, ahead of NHL Stars Jeremy Roenick, Rod Brind'Amour and Teemu Selänne. He recorded 87 goals and 163 assists for 250 points in 506 career NHL games.

Darrin Shannon
Born (1969-12-08) December 8, 1969 (age 49)
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
Winnipeg Jets
Phoenix Coyotes
NHL Draft 4th overall, 1988
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1989–2000

He now resides in Alliston, Ontario and is an investment manager.

Awards and AchievementsEdit

  • Canadian Major Junior Scholastic Player of the Year (1988)
  • Memorial Cup Tournament All-Star Team (1988)

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
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
1988-89 Buffalo Sabres NHL 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
1989-90 Rochester Americans AHL 50 20 23 43 25 9 4 1 5 2
1989-90 Buffalo Sabres NHL 17 2 7 9 4 6 0 1 1 4
1990-91 Rochester Americans AHL 49 26 34 60 56 10 3 5 8 22
1990-91 Buffalo Sabres NHL 34 8 6 14 12 6 1 2 3 4
1991-92 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 1 1 0
1991-92 Winnipeg Jets NHL 68 13 26 39 41 7 0 1 1 10
1992-93 Winnipeg Jets NHL 84 20 40 60 91 6 2 4 6 6
1993-94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 77 21 37 58 87
1994-95 Winnipeg Jets NHL 19 5 3 8 14
1995-96 Winnipeg Jets NHL 63 5 18 23 28 6 1 0 1 6
1996-97 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 11 13 24 41 7 3 1 4 4
1997-98 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 58 2 12 14 26 5 0 1 1 4
1998-99 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 10 1 5 6 12
1999-00 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 8 2 0 2 2
1999-00 Chicago Wolves IHL 9 1 3 4 6
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

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Preceded by
Chris Joseph
Pittsburgh Penguins first round draft pick
1988
Succeeded by
Jamie Heward