P.K. Subban, star defenseman, announces NHL retirement after 13 seasons

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P.K. Subban revealed his retirement on Tuesday after playing 13 seasons in the NHL with the similarity the Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators and New Jersey Devils. Subban exposed “the end of this chapter” in a retirement post on his Twitter account.

“I never looked at myself or ever felt I was ‘just a hockey player.’ I always looked at myself as a person who happened to play hockey,” Subban composed. “Having that perspective allowed me to enjoy every shift like it was my last, celebrate every goal with emotion, and play every game as if someone paid to watch me play who had never seen me play before….the NHL also provided me with a platform that allowed me to give back [through] my charities.

“A genuine thank you to the numerous gamers that I either had fun with or contended versus who drew out the very best in me.”

Subban signed up 467 points (115 objectives and 352 helps) in 834 profession video games throughout his 13-year profession. He was initially picked by the Canadiens in the 2nd round (No. 43 general) of the 2007 NHL Draft. Making his NHL launching in 2010, Subban delighted in 7 outstanding seasons in Montreal as he turned into among the video game’s leading defensemen. 

During his time with the Canadiens, Subban tape-recorded 63 objectives and 215 helps in 434 video games. The gifted blue-liner won the Norris Trophy as the league’s leading defenseman when he tallied 38 points (11 objectives and 27 helps) throughout the 2012-13 project. In 2014, Subban signed an eight-year, $72 million agreement extension that made him the league’s highest-paid defenseman at the time.

In June 2016, the Canadiens traded Subban to the Predators in exchange for fellow standout defenseman Shea Weber. Subban signed up double-digit objectives in each of his very first 2 seasons with the Predators.

The three-time All-Star invested the next 3 seasons with the Predators prior to being traded to the Devils in 2019 on draft night. During his last 3 NHL seasons with the Devils, Subban tallied simply 59 points (17 objectives and 42 helps). 

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