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  1. Mike Modano retires after 21 seasons, announces decision via Facebook

    Sep 21, 2011, 2:09 PM EDT

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    After an outstanding career in which he broke most of the all-time records for American born NHL players, Mike Modano announced his retirement via Facebook today. He’ll hold a press conference to make it official on Friday.

  2. Jesse Boulerice’s wife takes to Facebook to announce controversial hitter’s retirement

    Sep 5, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Jesse Boulerice made headlines for all the wrong reasons during his hockey career, but he’ll leave the sport in a strange way.

  3. Quick hits: Dave Scatchard retires, NHL 12 won’t ship with Winnipeg Jets’ new jerseys and more

    Aug 22, 2011, 3:31 PM EDT

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    Quick hits from around the NHL: Dave Scatchard retires, NHL 12 won’t have the Jets jerseys until its first roster update and Craig Adams will miss about four weeks because of an appendectomy.

  4. Despite signing two-way contract with Senators, Lee Sweatt decides to retire

    Aug 12, 2011, 1:58 PM EDT

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    Lee Sweatt started his NHL career by scoring a goal in his first game. One shift later, it all fell apart.

  5. Mark Recchi announces his retirement after getting his wish: one last Stanley Cup win

    Jun 16, 2011, 12:26 AM EDT

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    Shortly after winning his third Stanley Cup, Mark Recchi made his rumored retirement official tonight. He shouldn’t have many regrets after a prolific 22-year career, either.

  6. Doug Weight officially retires, becomes Islanders assistant coach and assistant GM

    May 26, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Doug Weight officially retired from the NHL today. He’ll take on a role as an assistant GM and assistant coach with the Islanders going forward.

  7. Red Wings bits: Rafalski presser on Wednesday, team will play Flyers in London, Ontario

    May 24, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Detroit Red Wings - Game Four

    It’s likely that the Red Wings’ Wednesday press conference will be held to announce Brian Rafalski’s retirement. In other news, the team will play against the Flyers in a pre-season game in London, Ontario.

  8. Fredrik Modin retires from NHL after 14 seasons

    May 19, 2011, 9:15 PM EDT

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    Fredrik Modin announced his retirement after 14 NHL seasons, with his best moments as a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning. PHT looks back at his underrated career in this post.

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