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Mathieu Dandenault, a veteran of 13 NHL seasons and a three-time Stanley Cup winner, officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League today.
“It was a childhood dream of mine to play in the NHL and having the opportunity to play for two original-six franchises made it even more special,” said Dandenault. “I grew up a huge Montreal Canadiens fan so skating out onto the ice in Montreal for the first time as a member of the Habs is something I will never forget. I feel honoured to have my name engraved on the Stanley Cup as a Detroit Red Wing. I would like to thank the Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens organizations as well as the fans, my family and friends.”
The Montreal Canadiens will be without the services Mathieu Dandenault indefinitely after the forward/defenceman suffered a broken left arm in Tuesday’s 4-1 victory over the Calgary Flames.
Dandenault left the game 14:58 into the second period with his arm dangling after he was hit into the corner from an odd angle by Flames forward Dustin Boy. The hit is what appeared to have caused the injury.
Forward Christopher Higgins also suffered an ‘‘upper body’’ injury in the contest. He will have an MRI on Wednesday to asses the extent of the injury.
from an Q & A interview Kevin Mio of the Montreal Gazette did with Mathieu Dandenault of the Montreal Canadiens,
If there was one figure from history you would like to meet, who would it be and why?
“Probably Jesus, have a glass of wine with him.”
from the CP via TSN,
Mathieu Dandenault isn’t demanding a trade but the Canadiens veteran will reflect upon his future in Montreal after being told he would sit out a game….
It was the second time this season Dandenault has been a healthy scratch. Both times, he has taken it hard.
He said he would discuss with his family and his agent, Mike Gillis, where his hockey future lies.
“I’m not saying I want out, I’m just saying I don’t want to be sat out,” he said. “The next guy the next game is probably going to say the same thing….