Ottawa, ON (Sports Network) - Goaltender Pascal Leclaire, who last suited up
for the Ottawa Senators during the 2010-11 season, has decided to hang up his
According to NHL.com, the 30-year-old netminder decided to call it quits due
to chronic hip problems which forced him to sit out all of last season. The
Ottawa Sun added that the announcement came on Monday night on a French-
language program on Canadian sports channel RDS.
Leclaire endured three separate surgeries, but was unable to recover
sufficiently to return to action.
A former first-round pick (eighth overall) of the Columbus Blue Jackets in
2001, the Quebec native finished his career 61-76-15 with 10 shutouts, a 2.89
goals-against average and .904 save percentage with Columbus (2002-09) and
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