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Goaltender Martin Biron has announced his retirement Sunday after playing parts of 16 NHL seasons.
The New York Rangers put the 36-year-old Biron on waivers last week. Biron was assigned to Hartford of the AHL on Tuesday, but he did not report.
''After thinking about it with my family, I've decided to retire as a player and move on to a new chapter,'' Biron wrote on his verified Twitter account. ''Thank you all for your support.''
Biron went 230-191-52 with a 2.61 goals-against average and .910 save percentage in 508 games with Buffalo, Philadelphia, the Islanders and Rangers. He gave up nine goals on 38 shots in two appearances this season before being waived.
He spent two-plus seasons with the Flyers before going to the Islanders, then serving as Henrik Lundqvist's backup on the Rangers.
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Martin Biron officially announced his retirement today and will moving on to the next chapter is his life.
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After thinking about it it with my family, I've decided to retire as a player and move on to a new chapter. Thank you all for your support.
— Martin Biron (@martybiron43) October 20, 2013
Word is Biron will take a broadcasting job soon.
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After sixteen seasons as an NHL goaltender, Martin Biron has announced his retirement. Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the first round (16th overall) of the 1995 NHL Entry Draft, Biron played with the Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders, and New York Rangers. During his career, he appeared in 508 career regular season contests posting a record of 230...
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