Buffalo Sabres forward Jochen Hecht said after Friday's game that he is retiring from the NHL.
The Sabres made the announcement on the team's official Twitter account following the 2-1 shootout victory.
Hecht, 35, began his NHL career with the St. Louis Blues during the 1998-99 season. He joined the Sabres during the 2002-03 season.
He played 833 regular season games in the league, scoring 186 goals and contributing 463 points.
He had five goals and nine assists in 46 games this season.