July 29, 2013

Steve Sullivan Leaning Towards Retirement

Steve Sullivan will almost certainly retire this summer, according to Timmins Daily Press. “I wouldn’t say 100%, but 99.9%,” Sullivan said. “I’ve had an unbelievable run.” Even still, he’s still training as if he’s going to play next season, so if a team makes him an offer, he will likely give it serious consideration. He had […]

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June 5, 2013

NHL News: Dallas Stars, Mike Modano, Jim Nill, Glen Gulutzan, Vancouver Canucks, Dallas Eakins

The Dallas Stars are going green something closer to the Minnesota green they wore before the NHL team moved to Texas 20 years ago. The Stars unveiled a new logo on Tuesday with a redesigned jersey heavy on the green that retired franchise icon Mike Modano donned after the Minnesota North Stars made him the top overall draft pick in […]

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May 23, 2013

Andy Sutton Retires After 15-Year Career

Veteran defenseman Andy Sutton has retired, ending a 15-year career beset by injuries. Sutton played in 676 NHL games, most recently with Edmonton in 2011-12. He also suited up for San Jose Sharks, Minnesota Wild, Atlanta Thrashers, the New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators and Anaheim Ducks. Sutton scored 38 goals and 112 assists, had 1,134 hits, 1,164 blocked […]

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May 1, 2013

Brian Rolston Announces Retirement

Brian Rolston retired Tuesday after a 17-year NHL career in which he played for five teams and helped the New Jersey Devils win their first Stanley Cup. The 40-year-old forward from Flint, Mich., did not play this season after splitting time with the New York Islanders and Boston Bruins in 2011-12. As a rookie, he helped the Devils win the […]

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February 9, 2013

Kimmo Timonen ‘99% Sure’ He Will Retire After Next Season

After signing a one-year, $6-million extension with the Philadelphia Flyers, Kimmo Timonen is set to compete through 2013-14. But that’s probably it. Broad Street Hockey reports the veteran defenseman intends to retire once his final contract expires. “99 percent sure that’s my last,” the 37-year-old said Thursday. “I talked with [General Manger] Paul Holmgren before the season started and he wanted […]

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January 16, 2013

Sean O’Donnell Retires After 17 Year Career

After 1,224 regular season games in the NHL, veteran defenseman Sean O’Donnell is calling it a career. The 41-year-old spent last season with the Chicago Blackhawks, playing in 51 games and recording seven assists. O’Donnell, who won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Anaheim Ducks in 2006-07, played with nine teams during his 17-year career. The […]

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October 10, 2012

Brett MacLean Retires From Professional Hockey

Phoenix Coyotes winger Brett MacLean has played his final game of professional hockey. The good news for MacLean, who suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while playing pick-up hockey this summer, is that he’s feeling much better with every passing day. Due to a monitor that was implanted after the incident, MacLean is unable to participate […]

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August 8, 2012

Tomas Holmstrom Expected To Make Retirement Decision Before September

By most accounts, it appears Tomas Holmstrom is leaning toward retirement. The Detroit News reports the Detroit Red Wings expect the ultimate decision from the 39-year-old forward before September. “We remain in contact,” Wings GM Ken Holland said. “We expect Homer to make a decision before the end of the month.” In reality, the Wings don’t have a spot up […]

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June 13, 2012

Ian Laperriere Retires

Philadelphia Flyers forward Ian Laperriere has retired from the NHL, more than two years after playing his last game. Laperriere sat out the past two seasons because of post-concussion syndrome resulting from getting hit in the right eye with a puck during the 2010 playoffs. He officially retired Tuesday because his contract expired and he was able to […]

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June 12, 2012

Martin Brodeur Does Not Plan To Retire

Martin Brodeur is planning to return for another season. Reported by ESPNNY.com’s Katie Strang, the veteran goaltender intends to re-sign once the free agent market opens July 1. “This season and this playoff run answered a lot of questions, where my game is at and I’m really happy to hopefully continue,” Brodeur said after losing to the Los Angeles […]

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