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Dallas Drake Announces Retirement

From the Free Press:

Red Wings forward Dallas Drake will retire after raising the Stanley Cup last month for the first time in his 16-year career.

Drake announced his retirement today.

Last month’s victory over Pittsburgh was Drake’s first championship in 15 seasons in the NHL.

Update 2:35pm ET: From Craig Custance at The Sporting News:

“I couldn’t imagine finishing out on a better note,” said Drake who will pick up the Stanley Cup for his time with it today.

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