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Multiple time Stanley Cup Champion forced to retire due to multiple injuries

Published June 29, 2023 at 4:11 PM
BY JOSH

The Stanley Cup is the most difficult trophy in all of sports to win. Winning it however takes a major toll on your body. That toll can take years off of a player's career.

Today that was the case for 2-time Stanley Cup winner Patric Hornqvist.

Patric Hornqvist has retired from professional hockey at the age of 36, after suffering two concussions last season.

Hornqvist played 901 games in the NHL with Nashville, Pittsburgh, and Florida, scoring 264 goals and 543 points in that span from 2008-2023. He won two Stanley Cups.


Hornqvist was the last pick of the entire NHL draft back in 2005. Quite the career.


Last season Hornqvist two concussions which ultimately ended his career. Hornqvist will likely be remembered most as a member of the Penguins where he played an important role in their two Cup victories.
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Multiple time Stanley Cup Champion forced to retire due to multiple injuries

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