Monday, July 25, 2011

Draper Retired

BOOOOOOOOOOOO! Kris is my favorite!!

Red Wings' Draper to retire

Longtime Red Wings forward Kris Draper is retiring, according to a source close to the team.

The official announcement will come during a Tuesday morning press conference at Joe Louis Arena.

Draper, 40, spent 17 seasons and won four Stanley Cups with the Red Wings. He also played briefly for the Winnipeg Jets.

Draper played in 1,137 regular-season games with the Red Wings -- No. 5 on the team's all-time list.

Draper, the 62nd pick overall in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft by the Jets, had 161 career regular-season goals and 203 assists. In 222 playoff games, he had 24 goals and 22 assists.

Draper won the Selke Award as the league's best two-way forward after the 2003-04 season, when he had a career-best 24 goals and 16 assists.

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