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St. Louis Blues defenceman Darryl Sydor retires after 18-season career

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues defenceman Darryl Sydor has retired after an 18-year career.

The 38-year-old Sydor played for six NHL teams, including the Dallas Stars where he totalled 334 points and 401 penalty minutes in 714 games. He earned back-to-back all-star selections in 1998 and 1999, and was on Stanley Cup champions with the Stars in 1999 and 2004 with the Lightning.

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In 1,291 games, Sydor totalled 507 points, 755 penalty minutes and a plus-21 rating. He finished with the Blues last season, with eight assists and 15 penalty minutes in 47 games.