Guerin Retires As Pittsburgh Penguin

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- Bill Guerin, who has played 18 season with eight different NHL teams, today announced his retirement.

Guerin, 40, has won two Stanley Cups, the first in 1995 with the New Jersey Devils and the other with the Penguins in 2009.

He recorded 856 points with 429 goals and 427 assists over the course of his career.

In a statement from the Penguins, Guerin said: “We were only here a short time but my family and I developed such a deep connection to the city, the team and the fans. It was amazing. From ownership and Ray Shero to the coaching staff and trainers, from my teammates to the arena workers to the people in the stands, they all treated us in such a first-class manner. It was an extremely positive experience. We all agree that retiring as a Pittsburgh Penguin is the perfect thing to do.”

The Penguins are planning to honor Guerin in a pre-game ceremony before Monday’s game against the New Jersey Devils.

MORE INFORMATION: Penguins Website

  • Stephanie

    Sad to see a good player go but I wish him the best of luck! Lets give him one more “Lets Go Pens!!!” from his favorite fans!!! You will be missed!!

  • Pittsburgh Steel Man

    Thanks for the great memories.

  • Mansmann

    Class! You made All of us better Billy!!! Thanx for the memories! You ARE a Pittsburgher!!!

  • Mary Garrett

    Way to go Billy. I sure will miss you on the ice as will all Pen fans. best to you and family in your retirement!! God bless

  • Denise

    I loved him…he was here such a short time..but he brought such class and dignity with him that we were so much better for it…thank you Billy!!!!

  • Adrienne

    He was my favorite last year…love him. VERY classy and respectable man…rare in pro sports these days. Congrats and Good Luck Billy!

  • Ron Reidell

    A great player on and off the ice and very deserving of every accolade thrown his way. Kudos to Mario and the organization for saluting a good guy and a great hockey representative.

  • juice

    He fit right in !

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