OTTAWA (AP) -Ottawa Senators defenseman Jason Smith is retiring after more than a thousand NHL games.
The 35-year-old Smith made the announcement Wednesday in Ottawa.
In 1,008 career games with New Jersey, Toronto, Edmonton, Philadelphia and Ottawa, Smith recorded 41 goals and 128 assists with 1,099 penalty minutes. He also appear in 68 playoff games, earning 11 points.
The Calgary native captained the Oilers for five seasons and was a former Flyers captain.