NhL Veteran Officially Retires After Over 1100 Games

Published October 31, 2023 at 9:43 PM
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
NHL veteran Paul Stastny, at the age of 37, recently and discreetly revealed his retirement from professional hockey to trusted insider Pierre LeBrun of TSN. His decision to retire came after an illustrious career spanning 1,145 games and yielding 822 points. Stastny, despite receiving tempting offers from teams in the offseason, felt the absence of the motivation needed to commit to another season.

"In early September, we decided we were done," he shared. "I didn't put anything out on social media. I've always preferred to operate quietly, both when entering and exiting the league."


Currently residing near Las Vegas with his wife and two young children, Stastny and his family plan to return to St. Louis, free from the geographic constraints dictated by his career. While he's open to future opportunities within the hockey world, coaching isn't part of his plan; instead, he's inclined towards management roles if the right circumstances align.


For now, Stastny is content with his retirement and looks forward to embracing new prospects in the next chapter of his life following a remarkable and distinguished hockey career. Bravo, Paul!
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