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Pro Sports Daily:
Owen Nolan formally announced his retirement on Tuesday after 18 seasons in the NHL.
Nolan, who last played with the Minnesota Wild in 2009-10, was visibly emotional while announcing his decision at a news conference at San Jose's HP Pavilion.
"When your body won't do what your mind and your heart is willing to do, it's time to move on," the 39-year-old Nolan said. "I've enjoyed every minute of it."
The top overall pick of the 1990 draft, Nolan collected 422 goals, 463 assists and 1,793 penalty minutes in 1,200 NHL regular-season games with the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche, Toronto Maple Leafs, Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames, Wild and Sharks.
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Former San Jose Sharks captain Owen Nolan is expected to announce his retirement from the NHL on Tuesday.The San Jose Sharks have called a press conference for 5:30 p.m. ET.The 40-year-old played for the Sharks from 1995 to 2003 and served as captain for five seasons.Nolan collected 422 career goals and 1,200 career points in 20 NHL seasons. He hasn't played in the league since...
Three days before his 40th birthday, Owen Nolan formally hung up his skates Wednesday afternoon, retiring with the San Jose Sharks organization where he made his biggest impact in the NHL.
Owen Nolan didn’t want to stop playing professional hockey. He knew it was time but he fought it all the way. When we’re done doing one thing and ready to move on to the next thing, it is often called retirement. I think I’ve retired from school, but along the way I graduated a lot too. Seems like there’s more hope and optimism attached to graduation than to retirement...
Owen Nolan, who hasn't played in the NHL since the 2009-10 season, announced his retirement Tuesday at the San Jose Sharks' home rink.
SAN JOSE, CALIF. (AP) - Owen Nolan, who hasn't played in the NHL since the 2009-10 season, announced his retirement Tuesday at the San Jose Sharks home rink.Nolan, who lives in San Jose, played 18 seasons and scored 422 goals with 463 assists in 1,200 games. He played for the ...
Owen Nolan officially announced his retirement after 18 NHL seasons on Tuesday afternoon in San Jose. Nolan, who turns 40 on Sunday, last played a full season in the league with Minnesota in 2009-10.
Owen Nolan has played for the Quebec Nordiques and Colorado Avalanche, the Sharks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames and, most recently, Minnesota Wild.
Owen Nolan plans on returning to hockey in some capacity eventually, but he has a few things planned first: Time with his wife and two kids. Check in on his various business ventures in San Jose. And two mandatory...
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