Star defenseman P.K. Subban announces NHL retirement
P.K. Subban announced his retirement Tuesday subsequent to playing 13 seasons in the NHL with the Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Hunters and New Jersey Demons. Subban uncovered the finish of this part in a retirement post on his Twitter account.
I never took a gander at myself or thought I was ‘only a hockey player’. I generally considered myself to be a hockey player,” composed Subbanna. “That viewpoint permitted me to partake in each shift without limit, praise each objective with feeling, and play each game as on the off chance that somebody had paid to watch me play who had never seen me play before….The NHL likewise furnished me with a stage that permitted me to offer back through my foundations.
Subban recorded 467 focuses (115 objectives and 352 assists) in 834 profession games over his 13-year vocation. He was initially chosen by the Canadiens in the subsequent round (No. 43 by and large) of the 2007 NHL Draft. Subban, who made his NHL debut in 2010, appreciated seven heavenly seasons in Montreal as he formed into one of the game’s top defensemen.
During his experience with the Canadiens, Subban kept 63 objectives and 215 assists in 434 games. The skilled blue-liner won the Norris Prize as the association’s top defenseman during the 2012-13 mission when he scored 38 focuses (11 objectives and 27 assists). In 2014, Subban marked an eight-year, $72 million agreement expansion that made him the association’s most generously compensated defenseman at that point.
In June 2016, the Canadiens exchanged Subban to the Hunters for individual champion defenseman Shea Weber. Subban kept twofold digit objectives in his initial two seasons with the Hunters.
The three-time Top pick enjoyed the following three seasons with the Hunters prior to being exchanged to the Fiends on draft night in 2019. In his last three NHL seasons with the Villains, Subban scored only 59 goals (17 goals and 42 assists).