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Rick Nash Retires from NHL After 15 Seasons over Concern Related to Brain Injury

NHL winger Rick Nash announced his retirement Friday at the age of 34.

TSN's Darren Dreger tweeted the following statement made by Nash's agent, Joe Resnick, on behalf of the 15-year NHL veteran:

Darren Dreger

Statement from Joe Resnick of Top Shelf Sports Management Inc. @Topshelf_TSSM on behalf of his client Rick Nash

Nash decided against signing with a team during the offseason in an attempt to recover from a concussion he suffered last season.

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