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How Much Is Left

from Sports Illustrated,
For an aging athlete, it's the toughest question to face: Is it time to retire? Future Hall of Famers Mark Messier, Al MacInnis, Ron Francis and Scott Stevens made the hard call -- and the right one -- prior to this season, opting to bow out gracefully instead of returning to the new-world NHL. Some of their peers, however, remain in skates, perhaps refreshed by having the previous year off due to the lockout and re-energized by a league that wants to create more flow and cut down on the restrictive elements of the game. Here's a look at the league's five top 40-and-over stars.
Chelios, Hasek, Hull, Lemieux and Yzerman are all included in the article.

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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