Darryl Shannon

Darryl Jackson Shannon (born June 21, 1968) is a Canadian former 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.

Darryl Shannon
Born (1968-06-21) June 21, 1968 (age 53)
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 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

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

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84 Alliston Hornets COJCHL 30 18 22 40 70
1984–85 Richmond Hill Dynes OJHL 1 0 0 0 0
1984–85 Barrie Colts COJHL 39 5 23 28 50
1985–86 Windsor Compuware Spitfires OHL 57 6 21 27 52 16 5 6 11 22
1986–87 Windsor Compuware Spitfires OHL 64 23 27 50 83 14 4 8 12 18
1987–88 Windsor Compuware Spitfires OHL 60 16 70 86 116 12 3 8 11 17
1988–89 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 14 1 3 4 6
1988–89 Newmarket Saints AHL 61 5 24 29 37 5 0 3 3 10
1989–90 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 10 0 1 1 12
1989–90 Newmarket Saints AHL 47 4 15 19 58
1990–91 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 10 0 1 1 0
1990–91 Newmarket Saints AHL 47 2 14 16 51
1991–92 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 48 2 8 10 23
1992–93 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 16 0 0 0 11
1992–93 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 7 1 1 2 4
1993–94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 20 0 4 4 18
1993–94 Moncton Hawks AHL 37 1 10 11 62 20 1 7 8 32
1994–95 Winnipeg Jets NHL 40 5 9 14 48
1995–96 Winnipeg Jets NHL 48 2 7 9 72
1995–96 Buffalo Sabres NHL 26 2 6 8 20
1996–97 Buffalo Sabres NHL 82 4 19 23 112 12 2 3 5 8
1997–98 Buffalo Sabres NHL 76 3 19 22 56
1998–99 Buffalo Sabres NHL 71 3 12 15 52 2 0 0 0 0
1999–00 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 49 5 13 18 65
1999–00 Calgary Flames NHL 27 1 8 9 22
2000–01 Montreal Canadiens NHL 7 0 1 1 6
2000–01 Quebec Citadelles AHL 4 0 1 1 4
2001–02 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 38 1 18 19 49 3 1 1 2 0
2002–03 Krefel Pinguine DEL 52 3 9 12 56 14 3 4 7 20
2003–04 Eisbären Berlin DEL 48 6 7 13 26 11 1 3 4 8
NHL totals 544 28 111 139 523 29 4 7 11 16

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