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Darius Kasparaitis

Darius Kasparaitis  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: October 16, 1972
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Elektrenai, Lithuania
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: NYI / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)
EJC-A All-Star Team (1990) Named Best Defenseman at WJC-A (1992) Traded to Pittsburgh by NY Islanders with Andreas Johansson for Bryan Smolinski, November 17, 1996. Traded to Colorado by Pittsburgh for Ville Niemenen and Rick Berry, March 19, 2002. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 2, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), October 22, 2004.
Quote of the Day

This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.

— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday