Roman Hamrlik ends 20-year NHL careerDefenseman Roman Hamrlik has retired after a 20-year NHL career.
The three-time All-Star was drafted first overall by Tampa Bay in 1992. He played 1,395 games in the regular season and 113 in the playoffs with the Lightning, Oilers, Islanders, Flames, Canadiens, Capitals and Rangers.
From Zlin, Czech Republic, Hamrlik had 155 goals and 483 assists for 638 points while averaging over 23 minutes in ice time. His best offensive season came in 1995-96, when he had 16 goals and 49 assists for the Lightning. He had a career-high rating of plus-22 with Calgary in 2006-7.
Hamrlik was an unrestricted free agent this season before retiring. AP