BREAKING: 13-Year Veteran Officially Announces His Retirement

Published October 3, 2023 at 2:44 PM

The NHLPA announced the retirement of a 13-year NHL veteran today.

Longtime NHL Veteran Announces His Retirement

A post on X by the NHLPA confirmed the retirement of NHL veteran Derek Stepan.

Derek Stepan has officially announced his retirement following 890 regular-season games and 120 playoff games over 13 NHL seasons.

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Stepan played for 4 different organizations in his 13 seasons in the NHL. His most time came with the New York Rangers where he spent over half of his career.

In 890 games Stepan recorded 515 points. Stepan had most recently played with the Carolina Hurricanes last season where he played 73 games and had 11 points. The 33-year-old's next endeavor beyond playing has not been announced as of yet.
October 3   |   53 answers
BREAKING: 13-Year Veteran Officially Announces His Retirement

Which team do you most remember Derek Stepan with?

New York Rangers3871.7 %
Arizona Coyotes23.8 %
Ottawa Senators815.1 %
Carolina Hurricanes59.4 %
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