Former St. Louis Blues Defenseman Darryl Sydor may have announced on Tuesday that he’s stepping off the ice after 21-years, however he’s not leaving hockey, instead joining the Houston Aeros as an assistant coach.
The 28-year-old Sydor helped bring Stanley Cup wins to the 1999 Dallas Stars and the 2004 Tampa Bay Lightning. Sydor appeared in 1,291 NHL games.
Over a 21 season career Sydor scored 98 goals, offered 409 assists and racked up 507 points, he also appeared in the 1998 and 1999 All-Star games.
Over his career Sydor played for Dallas, Columbus, Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh and then St. Louis. He will join former Toronto Maple Leafs forward Brian Wiseman who also recently agreed to become Mike Yeo’s assistant coach.
Aside from Sydor, Former Toronto Maple Leafs forward Brian Wiseman also became Mike Yeo’s assistant coach.