Jun 30, 2010
Rod Brind'Amour Hangs Up His Skates
(Raleigh, NC) -- Hockey is a tough game. Its the type of game that can take a toll on a young body and make careers last only a limited number of years, let along decades.
Former Flyer Rod Brind'Amour announced today that he will walk away from the game of hockey after 21 professional seasons. Rod was one of the toughest centers in the NHl during his career and holds the Flyers franchise record for most consecutive games player at 484.
Rod joined the Flyers in 1990 and was a member of some of the best Flyers teams in recent history wearing the captain patch for many parts of the teams 1996 Stanley Cup Finals run.
Brind'Amour won a Stanley Cup with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006 and will take a position within the organizations front office.
He finishes his career with 452 goals and is one of only 74 players to record 1000+ points for their career.