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from the NHLPA, Mike Grier, a hard-working and dependable winger who played his career with the Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Buffalo Sabres and San Jose Sharks, announced his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL) following a career that spanned 14 seasons.
Grier, 36, appeared in a total of 1,060 regular season NHL games, recording 162 goals and 221 assists for 383 points. He also played in 101 NHL playoff games, as his teams qualified for the playoffs in 11 of his 14 seasons in the league.
“I was very fortunate to be able to play 14 seasons in the NHL with some great players,” said Grier. “The memories and friendships that I have built during my time in the league will last a lifetime. I would like to thank my former teammates, family and fans for helping make my career so memorable for me. It was a great ride, and I am now excited and looking forward to my post-playing future.”
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Forward Mike Grier is retiring after a 14-season NHL career that featured stints with four teams, including two separate stops with the Buffalo Sabres.
The 36-year-old announced his retirement in a release issued by the NHL Players' Association on Thursday. Grier was a free agent after completing a one-year deal with the Sabres last season.
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Forward Mike Grier is retiring after a 14-season NHL career that featured stints with four teams, including two separate stops with the Buffalo Sabres. The 36-year-old announced his retirement in a release issued by the NHL Players' Association on Thursday. Grier was a free agent after completing a one-year deal with the Sabres last season.
Mike Grier retired today. A fine Oiler winger over several seasons, we could use four like him today. Sail on Mike Grier. We didn't forget you, never will.
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