Having recently announced his retirement, Francois Beauchemin, who was drafted in the third round (75th overall), by the Montreal Canadiens in 1998, spoke with NHLPA.com about the things he’ll miss most about the game.
It couldn't have been scripted any better.
Henrik and Daniel Sedin persevered to elevate themselves among the NHL's most dominant players for nearly a decade.
Longtime Coyotes captain Shane Doan has announced his retirement in a letter to fans in Phoenix.
Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher has retired in what he calls the hardest decision he's had to make, leaving the defending Stanley Cup finalists in need of a new captain.
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brian Campbell announced today his retirement following 17 seasons in the National Hockey League. Campbell will join the Chicago Blackhawks business operations department, assisting with various marketing, community relations and youth hockey initiatives.
Edmonton Oilers defenceman Andrew Ference has announced his retirement from professional hockey after 16 seasons in the National Hockey League.
Bryan Bickell sure knows how to leave a lasting impression. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in November, the forward announced his retirement after Carolina’s final regular season game on April 9 - and what a game it was.
Martin Havlat has announced his retirement today from the NHL, following 14 seasons. The two-time NHL All-Star played in 790 regular season games,
"Hockey was my life, but the last few years, I just couldn’t play the way I wanted to play. My heart wanted to keep on going, but my body didn’t allow me to do it. I felt it was time. I know I’ve made the right decision."
Travis Moen announced his retirement today from the NHL following 12 seasons. The forward scored three game-winning-goals in the 2007 playoffs, including the series-clincher for the Ducks in the run to their first Stanley Cup.
Ruslan Fedotenko has announced his retirement from the National Hockey League, following 12 NHL seasons and a professional hockey playing career that spanned two decades.
Brad Richards is announcing his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL), following a decorated career that spanned 15 seasons.
An NHL debut in Japan, a golden phone call from ‘The Great One,’ and over 1,000 big-league games played. Scott Hannan has plenty of great hockey memories to look back upon.
The 16-year veteran played in 1134 regular season games with Calgary, Tampa Bay & New York, capturing the Stanley Cup and the Lester B. Pearson Award in 2003-04.
A veteran of 1,108 games played, Hal Gill has announced his retirement from the NHL after 16 seasons
Forward played in 1,260 career games and reached the Stanley Cup Final twice
George Parros announced his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL) after playing nine NHL seasons.
Finnish native is a veteran of 1,124 NHL games and a four-time Olympian
Poti, an All-Star defenceman and Olympic silver medalist, played in 824 career NHL games with the Oilers, Rangers, Islanders and Capitals