Veteran NHL forward Burrows retires after 13 seasons to take coaching job

By: Canadian Press

Forward Alex Burrows is entering the coaching ranks after announcing his retirement from the NHL as a player on Friday.

July 6, 2018

Burrows retires after 13 NHL seasons

By: Chris Lomon

Forward Alexandre Burrows’ playing career has come to an end, following 13 seasons in the National Hockey League.

July 6, 2018

A congratulations to P-A Parenteau on his retirement

By: Nadia Vocaturo

From the NHLPA and its players, congratulations to P-A Parenteau, who recently announced his retirement after 491 NHL games, and nearly 1,000 games as a professional hockey player.

June 27, 2018

My Top 5 | Francois Beauchemin

By: Chris Lomon

Having recently announced his retirement, Francois Beauchemin, who was drafted in the third round (75th overall), by the Montreal Canadiens in 1998, spoke with about the things he’ll miss most about the game.

May 22, 2018

Perfect Goodbye: Daniel Sedin overtime hero in final game in Vancouver

By: Canadian Press

It couldn't have been scripted any better.

April 6, 2018

Canucks stars Henrik and Daniel Sedin say they will retire after the season

By: Canadian Press

Henrik and Daniel Sedin persevered to elevate themselves among the NHL's most dominant players for nearly a decade.

April 3, 2018

Shane Doan announces retirement from NHL

By: Canadian Press

Longtime Coyotes captain Shane Doan has announced his retirement in a letter to fans in Phoenix.

August 30, 2017

Predators captain Fisher retires after 17 seasons in NHL

By: The Canadian Press

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.

August 3, 2017

Brian Campbell retires, to join Blackhawks front office

By: Chicago Blackhawks Media Relations

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.

July 17, 2017


By: Edmonton Oilers Press Release

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Andrew Ference has announced his retirement from professional hockey after 16 seasons in the National Hockey League.

July 13, 2017

Bryan Bickell: “I will never forget that sound"

By: Chris Lomon

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.

April 19, 2017

Martin Havlat retires after 14 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Staff

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.

February 8, 2017

"Happy I did everything I could."

By: Martin Havlat

"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."

February 8, 2017

Travis Moen announces his retirement

By: NHLPA Staff

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.

November 29, 2016

Ruslan Fedotenko retires after 12 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Staff

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.

October 11, 2016


By: NHLPA Staff

Brad Richards is announcing his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL), following a decorated career that spanned 15 seasons.

July 20, 2016

Scott Hannan retires after 16 seasons

By: Chris Lomon

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.

February 25, 2016

Martin St. Louis Announces Retirement from the NHL

By: NHLPA Staff

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.

July 2, 2015


By: NHLPA Staff

A veteran of 1,108 games played, Hal Gill has announced his retirement from the NHL after 16 seasons

April 23, 2015


By: NHLPA Staff

Forward played in 1,260 career games and reached the Stanley Cup Final twice

January 27, 2015