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700 game NHL veteran hangs up his skates for the final time


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Josh
August 27, 2023  (8:42)
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After playing in 700 games over parts of 13 seasons in the National Hockey League, Jason Demers has finally made the decision to hang up the skates. Today Demers, 35, made the announcement that he was officially retiring.

"95%. I'm right on the edge of retirement, if not retired." Demers said on the SJHN Podcast.

Demers also mentioned that he is in talks with the NHL Network and NBC Sharks about joining the networks in a potential on screen role. Demers mentions he could make it official as early as next week.
Demers, a native of Dorval, Quebec, played in 700 games in the National Hockey League with the San Jose Sharks, Dallas Stars, Florida Panthers, Arizona Coyotes and Edmonton Oilers. In his career Demers scored 45 goals and added 169 assists. Over his career he also accumulated 407 penalty minutes and was a plus-30.
Demers was named to Canada's roster for the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, putting up two points in five games as they lost to Sweden in the quarter-finals.
Congratulations to Jason Demers on a solid professional hockey career and all the best in retirement!
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