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P.K. Subban Announces Retirement From NHL

P.K. Subban, a Norris Trophy winner and Olympic champion, has called it a career after 13 years.
P.K. Subban

P.K. Subban has decided to call it a career at the age of 33. 

Drafted 43rd overall by the Montreal Canadiens in 2007, Subban went on to play 834 games with Montreal, Nashville and New Jersey, recording 467 points and another 62 in 96 playoff games. He led all defensemen in scoring with 38 points in 2012-13 en route to winning the Norris Trophy and was a finalist two other times, in 2015 and 2018.

Subban won gold with Canada as part of the dominant 2014 Olympic team and was named to the NHL's first all-star team the following year. Subban's best seasons were with the Canadiens, but was moved in a shocking deal that sent him to Nashville in exchange for Shea Weber. 

Subban helped the Predators make the Stanley Cup in 2017, losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins, but then followed it up with an impressive 59-point campaign the following year. 

Subban was later traded to New Jersey in 2019-20, and his career started to tail off from there. His $9-million AAV deal made him a tough trade target, and his performance didn't warrant the cost at that point. Still, Subban's accomplishments speak for themselves.



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