NLA/NLB - David Aebischer has announced in an interview with La Liberté that he has decided to hang up his skates and retire from professional ice hockey. The 37-year-old now wants to concentrate on training young goalies.

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Aebischer's last game has therefore been on November 25 with Hockey Thurgau in Martigny. Afterwards he could not find the solution he was looking for: "I didn't want to go from club to club. I have always preferred to have a team I could identify myself with. In December, I had some opportunities that didn't work out. I have taken the decision to stop."

David Aebischer has played 227 games in the NHL with the Colorado Avalanche, the Montréal Canadiens and the Arizona Coyotes. In 2001, he could celebrate the win of the Stanley Cup with the Avalanche as back-up of goalie-legend Patrick Roy.

"Abby" has also appeared in 312 NLA games (with HC Fribourg-Gottéron, HC Lugano and the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers) and played in five World Championships for the Swiss national team and also participated in two Olympic Games (Salt Lake City 2002 and Torino 2006). (lcu)


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