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Donald Brashear
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1000-game NHL veteran announced his retirement

Published May 27, 2024 at 7:30 PM
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One of the greatest tough guy players of all time, the longevity of Donald Brashear will be studied for a long time.

Per PuckEmpire, Donald Brashear has called it a career.

Donald Brashear has retired from
professional hockey at the age of 52 and will join the new LNAH expansion team in Quebec City as an assistant coach.

Brashear played 1,025 NHL games from 1993-2010, scoring 85 goals and 205 points with Montreal, Vancouver, Philadelphia, Washington, and New York (R).


This past season, Brashear had two goals, eight points through 24 games played with Jonquiere Marquis (LNAH) and three goals, 13 points through 10 games played with Wendake Black Jack (LHSLF).

Throughout his career, he also had stops with the Fredericton Canadiens (AHL), Quebec RadioX (LNAH), Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL) lE, Sorel-Tracy GCI (LNAH), Riviere-du Loup 3L (LNAH), MODO Hockey (SHL) H, and Thetford Mines Assurancia (LNAH).

He played 14 games with the United States national team from 1997-1998, scoring two goals, five points, but never winning a medal
He had the 17th most games played by an undrafted player in
NHL history.

Props to a great career, Donald!

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