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10th overall pick Cody Hodgson after getting drafted by the Vancouver Canucks
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BREAKING: Former 10th Overall Pick Officially Returns From Retirement And Signs New Contract

Published January 17, 2024 at 12:57
BY SAMER
     
After an eight-year absence from professional hockey, former first-round pick and 10th overall pick Cody Hodgson is officially set to make a comeback.

Cody Hodgson Officially Signs PTO



Hodgson inked a professional tryout contract with the AHL's Milwaukee Admirals on Wednesday.

Cody Hodgson, 33, has been added to the
@mkeadmirals
on a PTO. He has 328 games of experience in the NHL & last played in Nashville during the 15-16 season (39 GP). #Preds




The 33-year-old forward's last stint in the NHL was during the 2015-16 season, where he split time between the Nashville Predators and the Admirals. Following that season, he retired and joined the Predators youth hockey and fan development program.


During the 2015-16 season, Hodgson was diagnosed with RYR-1-related malignant hyperthermia, a condition marked by numerous injuries, severe symptoms, and episodes of rhabdomyolysis, as per the RYR-1 Foundation.


Originally drafted 10th overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2008 draft, Hodgson played 328 games in the NHL from 2010 to 2016 with the Canucks, Sabres, and Predators, amassing 64 goals and 142 points over his career. Notably, he also contributed to Team Canada's gold medal win at the 2009 World Juniors, recording five goals and 16 points in six games.

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