NHL Stars Ring Opening Bell At New York Stock Exchange
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: National Hockey League (NHL) players (L to R) Jimmy Howard, of the Detroit Red Wings, Jason Spezza, of the Ottawa Senators, Ryan Kesler, of the Vancouver Canucks, David Clarkson, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Jonathan Tavares, of the New York Islanders, Dion Phaneuf, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Patrick Sharp, of the Chicago Blackhawks, Ryan Getzlaf, of the Anaheim Ducks, and Andy Greene, of the New Jersey Devils, pose for a photograph after ringing the opening bell at the New York
I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride. I would like to thank the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers organizations and owners for providing me the opportunity to play the sport I love for so many years. I could have never played for so long or accomplished all that I have without the unwavering love and support from my wife, Heather, our three sons, Ryan, Lucas, and Mason, and my parents.
— Martin St. Louis after announcing his retirement from the NHL on Thursday