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  1. Report: Teemu Selanne to decide on playing future in September

    Aug 5, 2011, 3:05 PM EDT

    Teemu Selanne

    If a report from a Finnish newspaper is correct, we’ll be waiting until September to see if Teemu Selanne is going to play one more season in the NHL.

  2. Still no decision for Teemu Selanne regarding his NHL future

    Aug 1, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT

    Teemu Selanne

    As we’re all waiting on Teemu Selanne to decide if he’s playing next season or not, it turns out we’ll be waiting a bit longer still.

  3. Mike Modano wasn’t a big fan of traveling in the playoffs with Detroit

    Jul 31, 2011, 8:10 PM EDT

    Mike Modano

    Whether or not Mike Modano comes back to play for one more season next year is up for debate, but you can’t say that he was a big fan of how the Red Wings had to travel in the playoffs.

  4. Mike Modano: “I think that was the swan song”

    Jul 30, 2011, 3:29 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Four

    Mike Modano gave NHL fans in Dallas a healthy dose of foreshadowing in a radio interview with The Ticket 1310. After 21 seasons, Mike Modano is starting to sound like a man who has played his last game.

  5. Report: Training camp looks unlikely for Marc Savard, whose concussion issues continue

    Jul 28, 2011, 5:33 PM EDT

    Marc Savard, Peter Chiarelli

    Sadly enough, it appears that Marc Savard’s struggles with post-concussion syndrome continue. Reports indicate that he won’t be able to participate in Bruins’ training camp unless he makes an unexpected improvement.

  6. Report: Red Wings’ Web site caption reveals that Kris Draper will announce retirement on Tuesday

    Jul 25, 2011, 1:16 PM EDT

    Colin Wilson, Kris Draper

    A caption on a Kris Draper photo reveals that the grinding forward will probably announce his retirement on Tuesday.

  7. Selanne continues to contemplate retirement; channeling his inner-Brett Favre?

    Jul 21, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Anaheim Ducks

    As Teemu Selanne continues contemplate retirement yet again (and the Ducks continue to anxiously await his decision), is he becoming the NHL’s version of Brett Favre?

  8. Report: Patrick Lalime set to retire from NHL

    Jul 20, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT

    Patrick Lalime

    Reports indicate that Patrick Lalime will retire from the NHL. This post discusses his highest and lowest moments in the NHL, revealing an overachieving career.

  9. Will he retire or be Detroit’s backup? Chris Osgood will announce decision on Tuesday

    Jul 18, 2011, 5:55 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Colorado Avalanche

    Tomorrow’s conference call will reveal whether Chris Osgood will retire or spend another season as Jimmy Howard’s backup in Detroit.

  10. Teemu Selanne retirement semi-update: Bob Murray says ‘He feels fine’

    Jul 12, 2011, 5:24 PM EDT

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    Teemu Selanne

    It’s still unclear if Teemu Selanne will retire or come back for another season, but Ducks GM Bob Murray said he was “feeling good” after skating on Monday.

  11. Mike Modano says he expects to answer retirement question in 2-3 weeks

    Jul 8, 2011, 4:37 PM EDT

    Mike Modano

    Mike Modano said that he will probably decide whether or not to retire in the next two to three weeks, but who knows how long he’ll really take (or how many teams would be interested in bringing him in).

  12. Teemu Selanne has knee surgery, future plans temporarily on hold

    Jul 1, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Anaheim Ducks - Game Two

    Teemu Selanne underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in Finland this week. Depending on how the surgury (and rehab) goes, Selanne is expected to make a decision on his future later this summer.

  13. Report: Mark Recchi is expected to retire whether the Bruins win or lose Game 7

    Jun 15, 2011, 6:41 PM EDT

    Mark Recchi

    The latest report indicates that tonight’s Game 7 will be the final NHL game of Mark Recchi’s 22-year career, whether he wins or loses.

  14. Mark Recchi hopes to finish his NHL career with another Stanley Cup victory

    Jun 14, 2011, 6:43 PM EDT

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    Mark Recchi

    Mark Recchi has already enjoyed an outstanding NHL career, but one more Stanley Cup victory would really put the cherry on top of his 22-year run.

  15. Doug Weight is expected to make his retirement announcement on Tuesday

    May 24, 2011, 1:55 AM EDT

    Doug Weight

    After an impressive 19-year NHL career, it sounds like Doug Weight will announce his retirement on Tuesday.

  16. Report: Mike Modano will take Johan Franzen’s spot in Red Wings lineup

    May 10, 2011, 11:24 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Four

    Mike Modano will play at least one more playoff game after all. The future Hall of Famer will take Johan Franzen’s place in Detroit’s lineup tonight.

  17. Nicklas Lidstrom isn’t expected to retire after this season

    May 6, 2011, 5:47 PM EDT

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    Nicklas Lidstrom just turned 41, but his on-ice play and probable high salary indicate that he might be back again.

  18. Will Mike Modano end his NHL career as a healthy scratch?

    May 6, 2011, 4:03 PM EDT

    Mike Modano

    Maybe Mike Modano should have retired last year, but he can hang up his skates knowing that he didn’t retire with gas left in the tank.

  19. Mike Modano: I’ll retire if Detroit makes Stanley Cup final

    Apr 8, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT

    Mike Modano

    Red Wings forward Mike Modano says that if the team makes it to the Stanley Cup final he’s probably hanging it up at the end of the season.

  20. More Islanders news: Doug Weight ponders retirement, Al Montoya signs extension

    Mar 29, 2011, 3:29 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v New York Islanders

    More Islanders news today: Doug Weight is leaning toward retirement while the team signed goalie Al Montoya to a one-year, one-way contract for the 2011-12 campaign.

  21. Sidney Crosby’s father Troy also shoots down retirement rumors

    Mar 13, 2011, 10:59 AM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby

    Just in case you were still wondering if the rumors of Sidney Crosby’s family pushing for his retirement might be true, his father Troy Crosby also shot down those reports.

  22. Is Sidney Crosby’s family asking him to retire because of concussion problems? (Probably not)

    Mar 11, 2011, 4:26 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    Bob McCown claims that Sidney Crosby’s family wants him to retire due to concussion issues, but Crosby’s agent Pat Brisson denied it.

  23. Craig Conroy faces tough choice: AHL demotion or retirement

    Jan 26, 2011, 5:07 PM EDT

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    Craig Conroy, Jessica Conroy

    Craig Conroy stares at two unsettling choices as the Flames enter the all-star break: either report to the Abbotsford Heat in the AHL or retire from hockey.

  24. Bill Guerin considering retirement while waiting for a job

    Oct 29, 2010, 12:40 PM EDT

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    NHL veteran Bill Guerin is still a free agent looking for work. He could be looking to make a different decision if things don’t pan out though.

  25. Report: Bill Guerin might make retirement announcement soon

    Oct 21, 2010, 3:59 PM EDT

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    When the Pittsburgh Penguins traded peanuts/a bag of hockey pucks/some other phrase that indicates very little to the New York Islanders for Bill Guerin, I cannot say that I was wildly impressed. After all, Guerin was no spring chicken and didn’t exactly flourish after an earlier trade deadline deal brought him to San Jose. Yet…

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