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Report: Holmstrom to retire Tuesday

Monday, 01.21.2013 / 4:44 PM / News

NHL.com

The Detroit Red Wings have announced a press conference for Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. ET at Joe Louis Arena, prior to their home opener against the Dallas Stars, where MLive.com is reporting forward Tomas Holmstrom will announce his retirement.

Holmstrom, who will turn 40 on Wednesday, won four Stanley Cups in 15 seasons with the team. A 1994 10th-round draft pick, he's sixth in games played for the franchise with 1,026.

In 15 seasons -- all with the Red Wings -- he had 243 goals and 530 points. He had at least 10 power-play goals seven times in 15 seasons, and his 122 power-play goals are third in team history. He also had 46 goals (19 on the power play) and 51 assists in 180 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

Once again, it shows character in this dressing room. Once again, there's no quitting in here. We all wanted this so bad and we worked so hard to get home-ice advantage and we weren't going to let this one slide.

— Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog on his team's OT Game 1 win vs. Minnesota Wild