PAVEL KUBINA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Lightning defeseman Pavel Kubina retires after 13-year career

TAMPA, Fla. -- Defenseman Pavel Kubina, drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1996, announced his retirement from the NHL after 13 seasons Friday. A native of Celadna, Czechoslovakia, he played in 970 career NHL games, scoring 110 goals and 276 assists. He played in 51 playoff games and was a member of the Lightning’s 2004 Stanley Cup team. He played for Tampa Bay from 1998 until...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina's letter announcing his retirement

The time has come to announce my retirement from the game of hockey. This marks the end of a journey that started as a six-year-old boy in a tiny town in the Czech Republic and carried me through 970 games in the National Hockey League, many playoff games and a Stanley Cup Championship, three Olympics, and four World Championships over my 13-year NHL career. I need to first thank...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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