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Mile High Hockey Jun 3, 2016

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL June 3rd, 2016

Grant Clitsome looking toward future after back woes force retirement. [Ottawa Sun] Islanders sign Casey Cizikas to five-year deal. [Toronto Sun] Buckle up for a busy month of trade activity. [TSN] Gatineau hires Mario Duhamel as head coach, replacing Benoit Groulx. [Ottawa Citizen] Mitch Marner is ready for the NHL. [CBC]
Artic Ice Hockey Jun 2, 2016

Grant Clitsome retires due to back injury

Yesterday, Winnipeg Jets defenceman Grant Clitsome announced his retirement due to a back injury. In addition to thanking the Columbus Blue Jackets, his announcement on the Jets official site mentioned how Winnipeg "truly was a special place to play and I’m proud to retire as a Jet." The 31-year-old's NHL career spanned 205 games and 71 points, with 112 GP and 35 points as a Winnipeg Jet. "I'm proud to retire as a Jet." @GClitsome announces his retirement. READ > https://t.co/P0eFwdhpz6 pic.twitter.com/qT4arTRziu — Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) June 1, 2016 After being claimed off...
Raw Charge Jun 2, 2016

Quick Strikes for Thursday, June 2

The Calder Cup Finals, the NHL Draft, and expansion talks all in today's Quick Strikes. After a stellar postseason, Jonathan Drouin will get to play for team North America in this year's World Cup. [NHL] An outside look for what may have went wrong for the Lightning in the playoffs. [Real Sport] With the offseason just upon us, here is a look at possible players that may find new homes. [Bleacher Report] Walleye forward Evan Rankin will host a special needs hockey camp. [The Blade] Jets' defenseman Grant Clitsome retires from the NHL at 31. [NHL] The projected 1st overall pick in...
Winnipeg Free Press Jun 1, 2016

Back injury forces Clitsome to end career

Over two years after suffering a serious back injury, Winnipeg Jets defenceman Grant Clitsome is calling it a career. The Jets announced Clitsome's retirement on Wednesday, though the news was not a surprise. While playing for the Jets in January 2014, the 5-11, 211-pound defenceman suffered a...
Winnipeg Sun Jun 1, 2016
Grant Clitsome retires from Winnipeg Jets

Grant Clitsome retires from Winnipeg Jets

Defenceman Grant Clitsome, who missed all of the 2015-16 NHL season with a back injury, has announced his retirement.

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