Milan Hejduk retires

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Post #1 by VLoo » Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:42 pm

He had a striking resemblance to Brian Savage.

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Post #2 by ABasin » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:43 pm

dempsey_k wrote:Great Av, great player, bowed out without excessive self-indulgence and outsized self-importance. Everything I've ever heard is that he was a great person as well. Very happy that he won a Cup with us, and it was amazing to see him play with Sakic and Forsberg.

Met him at local rinks several times. Very unassuming, very nice guy. Damn good player as well.
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Post #3 by NHL33 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:59 pm

Love him. It's unfortunate he had to end his career on a down note, but he gave this team reasonable discounts to stick around. Always seemed like a humble / unassuming individual from reading third-hand accounts.
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Post #4 by Alex Jones » Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:23 pm

Too bad he wrecked his knee, he could have been a really great player.
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Post #5 by WarriorOfGandhi » Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:07 pm

Alex Jones wrote:Too bad he wrecked his knee, he could have been a really great player.

he scored more goals than all but 108 players in NHL history, I think that qualifies as a really great player.

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