Avalanche Winger Calls It A Career
Former Colorado winger Milan Hejduk has announced his retirement from hockey. The Czech winger spent 14 seasons with the Avalanche, playing in 1,020 games and scoring 375 goals and 805 points. Drafted by the Quebec Nordiques 87th overall in 1994, he was the only player to play 1,000 games in an Avalanche jersey since the franchise moved to Colorado. The [...]
Former Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk is retiring from the NHL.
Hejduk, 38, played 14 seasons in the NHL, all with the Avalanche. The three-time Olympian and native of the Czech Republic scored 375 goals in 1,020 games and won a Stanley Cup in 2001.
Only two Czech-born players have registered more points in NHL history: Jaromir Jagr and Patrik Elias.
In a statement, Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2014
Milan Hejduk announced his retirement Monday after after 14 NHL seasons with the Colorado Avalanche. “I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates,” said Hejduk. “I realized my lifelong dream of not only playing in the NHL but winning a Stanley Cup. My family and I are proud to call Denver home and are enjoying...