Grant Fuhr Retires

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After 19 seasons in the NHL, future Hall of Fame Grant Fuhr has retired. He immediately accepted a position as goaltending consultant for the Calgary Flames.

"I will always treasure my time as a player in the NHL and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to play with great players on very successful teams," said Fuhr.

Fuhr, 38, was part of five Stanley Cup championship teams with the Edmonton Oilers from 1981 to 1991. He had all but officially announced that last season was to be his final.

"The time is right for me to retire. There is nothing like playing the great game of hockey but the body is telling me it's time. I leave the game knowing that it is the right decision and without any regrets."

Fuhr owns a career mark of of 403-285-114 with 25 shutouts in 868 games for Edmonton, Toronto, Buffalo, Los Angeles, St. Louis and Calgary.

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