Father of Bob
Suspended for majority of 1952-53 season after CAHA refused to allow Attwell's transfer from London (OHA-B) to Montreal Jr. Canadiens (QJHL), September 2, 1952. Decision overturned by OHA, February 4, 1953. Traded to St. Louis by Montreal with Claude Cardin and Phil Obensdorf for cash, June 7, 1967. Traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis with Ron Stewart for Red Berenson and Barclay Plager, November 29, 1967.
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