1000 Game NHL Veteran Has Retired

Published October 31, 2023 at 7:22 PM

After 17 seasons in the NHL with multiple teams, it's now being reported that veteran forward Paul Stastny is retiring from the NHL.

A respected veteran


That career in the NHL started way back in the second round of the 2005 NHL Draft, as Stastny was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche.

From that point, he went on to have an amazing career in Colorado, Winnipeg, St. Louis, Vegas and Carolina, and after not joining a team for the 2023-24 season, we now know why.

Paul Stastny has decided to retire after 17 NHL seasons. But I suspect it's not the last we've seen of him in hockey.

A fantastic career

Throughout his career, the veteran forward skated in 1,145 games, tallying 293 goals and 822 points, and while he never reached the mountain top with a Stanley Cup, he'll go down as one of the most respected players of this generation.

Many around Stastny believe he'll end up with some type of job in hockey post-retirement, with coaching or a front office role a possibility, but now, we congratulate Stastny on an incredible career, and wish him well with whatever the future holds.

October 31   |   163 answers
1000 Game NHL Veteran Has Retired

Where do you remember Stastny from most?

Colorado4527.6 %
St. Louis3320.2 %
Winnipeg5131.3 %
Other3420.9 %
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