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Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
Teams Buffalo Sabres
Winnipeg Jets
Phoenix Coyotes
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born December 8 1969 (1969-12-08) (age 40),
Barrie, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 4th overall, 1988
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pro Career 1989 – 2000

Darrin Shannon (born December 8, 1969 in Barrie, Ontario) is a retired former professional player who played for the Buffalo Sabres and the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes. He is the younger brother of Darryl Shannon. 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.

Although drafted by the Penguins, he was traded to the Sabres before he played a game for Pittsburgh. After a checkered career in Buffalo, he was traded to the Winnipeg Jets where he played with his brother Darryl. He enjoyed five good seasons with the Jets and two more when they moved to become the Phoenix Coyotes.After he left the Coyotes Shannon played a few seasons in the minors and then retired in 2000.

Awards & Achievements

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

External links

  • Darrin Shannon's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Darrin Shannon's biography at Legends of Hockey
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