Edmonton Oilers forward Brad Malone celebrating a goal against the Washington Capitals
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Oilers forward Brad Malone announces retirement from hockey

Published April 18, 2024 at 7:53 PM

The Edmonton Oilers are firing on all cylinders as they head into the playoffs. However, one of their veteran players has announced his retirement from the sport and will not be with them on their playoff run.

That player is forward Brad Malone. The name might not sound familiar to some fans as he has not played in the NHL at all this season. The 34-year-old last played in the show last season when he got into ten games with the Oilers.

Malone was originally drafted by the Avalanche 105th overall in the 2007 entry draft. He played just 54 games with the Avalanche before moving on to spends parts of seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes and Edmonton Oilers. In total, Malone got into 217 NHL games and recorded 14 goals and 32 points. The majority of his career has been spent in the AHL, where he has served as Captain of the Bakersfield Condors in recent years. He will officially retire when the Calder Cup Playoffs are over.

Brad Malone, the longest serving captain in team history, will retire following the 2024 Calder Cup Playoffs after 14 seasons and nearly 800 professional games. 🫡

April 18   |   337 answers
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