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Darryl Sydor | Defenseman

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (45) / 5/13/1972
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 211
Drafted: 1990 / Rd. 1 (7) / LA
Contract: view contract details

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Darryl Sydor has been added to the coaching staff of the St. Louis Blues as an assistant.
Sydor was an assistant coach on Mike Yeo's staff during his stint with the Minnesota Wild. "I am excited to have Darryl back on my staff," said Yeo. "He was an outstanding teacher during our time in Minnesota and will add a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team." Sydor didn't have his contract renewed by the Wild after the 2015-16 season following a drunk driving incident. Wed, May 24, 2017 05:16:00 PM

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Darryl Sydor and Daniel Tkaczuk have been added to the coaching staff of the Chicago Wolves as assistant coaches.

Sydor was arrested for suspicion of drunken driving last August and didn't have his contract renewed by Minnesota after the 2015-16 season. There's a chance he could be back in the NHL after Mike Yeo takes over the head coaching job of the Blues in 2017-18.
Tue, Jul 26, 2016 12:51:00 PM

Darryl Sydor will serve 60 days in prison after pleading guilty to DWI charges.

"I apologize to my family, friends, the Minnesota Wild and the fans," said Sydor via a team release. "I am deeply saddened and humbled by my actions. Recovery is giving me the opportunity to redeem myself to all I have hurt. The support I have received has been overwhelming and I couldn’t be more thankful. The entire Minnesota Wild organization has stood by me and supported my family through this very difficult time. I can’t thank them enough for that. I am putting recovery first for myself and my family, and with that, everything else will fall into place."
Mon, Oct 12, 2015 09:32:00 PM

Minnesota assistant coach Darryl Sydor was arrested Thursday and could face drunken driving as well as child endangerment charges.

Sydor was driving his son to a hockey game with a blood alcohol level of .30. His first court appearance was scheduled for Friday afternoon. Sydor has a problem with alcoholism and he said in April that he sought treatment last summer.
Fri, Aug 21, 2015 04:46:00 PM

The Minnesota Wild have added Darryl Sydor to their coaching staff.

New head coach Mike Yeo added Sydor who retired after an 18 year NHL career a year ago. "It's the sign of the times," Sydor said of young staffs as Yeo is only 37. "You see this happening around the league. The biggest thing I liked when I played was communication. Being in those players' shoes and relating to them now from the other side, communication is a big thing." The Wild also kept Darby Hendrickson who was on Todd Richards staff. Sydor had 98 goals and 507 points in 1291 NHL games.
Fri, Jul 1, 2011 09:02:00 AM

Darryl Sydor has announced his retirement after 18 NHL seasons.

Sydor was the seventh overall pick in the 1990 Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings. He played in 1,291 regular season games, scoring 98 goals and garnering 507 points. He won two Stanley Cups, one with the Dallas Stars in 1999 and with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2004. Congratulations go out to Darryl on a solid NHL career.
Tue, Jul 13, 2010 09:04:00 PM

Darryl Sydor will spend his eighth consecutive game in the press box.

Sydor hasn't had any fantasy value for quite some time and at the age of 37, that's not about to change. He's a depth forward who hasn't scored a goal since March 30th, 2009.
Sat, Mar 13, 2010 05:28:00 PM

Darryl Sydor will spend his fourth consecutive game in the press box Monday.

Carlo Colaiacovo has been playing well with Erik Johnson, so there hasn't been any room for Sydor in the lineup lately. Sydor has been practicing hard and he probably will work his way back into the Blues' lineup, but he won't have any fantasy value this season.
Mon, Nov 23, 2009 03:49:00 PM

Darryl Sydor was given Sunday's game off after playing in the Blues' first 14 games of the season.

The Blues were just giving the 37-year-old Sydor a "maintenance day" so he should be fine to play on Tuesday against Vancouver. Sydor has two assists in 14 games this season.
Mon, Nov 9, 2009 09:03:00 AM

The St. Louis Blues have signed defenseman Darryl Sydor to a one-year contract.

The Blues had brought Sydor into camp on a professional tryout and were sufficiently impressed to give him a contract. Sydor will be a great veteran presence for the Blues young defensemen Erik Johnson and Alex Pietrangelo. No terms were announced.
Fri, Sep 25, 2009 09:59:00 PM

Darryl Sydor has a good chance to make the St. Louis Blues.

Sydor is on a professional tryout with the Blues. While he has no fantasy value, Sydor will give the Blues blueline a huge boost with his veteran presence. The Blues could use a mentor for their young rearguards like Erik Johnson and Alex Peitrangelo, so don't be surprised if Sydor signs a contract with St. Louis.
Sat, Sep 19, 2009 08:57:00 AM

The St. Louis Blues have signed defenseman Darryl Sydor to a professional tryout.

The veteran was leaning towards a tryout with the Canucks until the Blues offer came about. He has no fantasy value.
Sat, Sep 5, 2009 04:54:00 AM

Darryl Sydor is listed as probable for Tuesday night's game against the Flames.

The veteran defender is being bothered by a foot injury after blocking a shot in Saturday's contest with Columbus. He is expected to play though.
Tue, Feb 3, 2009 08:58:00 AM

Darryl Sydor teamed up with fellow defenseman Matt Niskanen in practice on Monday.

The veteran defenseman had his first practice with the Stars since being acquired in a trade with Pittsburgh on Sunday. Sydor has played with Dallas before and was a regular on the blueline with Sergei Zubov. Sydor has little, if any, fantasy value left, but will be a solid addition to the Dallas defensive corps.
Tue, Nov 18, 2008 08:51:00 AM

Darryl Sydor is a Dallas Star once more.

The 36-year-old veteran rearguard was traded back to Dallas in exchange for 35-year-old blueliner Philippe Boucher late Saturday night. Sydor was playing sporadically for the Penguins and will likely continue to do so for the Stars. As a result, he remains a very marginal fantasy asset.
Sun, Nov 16, 2008 09:55:00 AM

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