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Derek Stepan announces his retirement from Professional Hockey at 33

Updated: Oct 11, 2023

Derek Stepan has retired from Professional Hockey at 33-years-old, he announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Stepan announced his retirement following 13 seasons with the Hurricanes, Rangers, Hurricanes and Senators.

Stepan had 182 goals, 515 points through 890 games.

He was drafted 51st Overall by the Rangers in 2008.

Statement from Derek Stepan:

“After 13 years in the NHL I’ve decided to retire. I want to thank my family and friends for always supporting me and allowing me to live my dreams. I want to thank the four organizations I had the privilege of playing for, and to my teammates for allowing me to be part of their family. Finally, I want to thank the fans, it was an honor to play in front of you. I’m forever grateful for this game and I look forward to the next chapter.”

Should Stepan take on a role with the New York Rangers management?

  • Yes

  • No


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