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Ziggy Palffy to retire

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Ziggy Palffy, who appeared in more than 700 career NHL games, announced he will retire.

"One morning is more beautiful than the previous one, and you have other opinions," Palffy, 41, told he explained, as per the IIHF website. "At this point, I believe IIHF.com. "I quit. Definitive.

"Already I do not want to travel anywhere. Did it enough."

Palffy spent last season with HC 36 Skalica of the Slovak Extraliga, leading the league with 73 points in 39 games. He was a three-time 40-goal scorer in the NHL, including a career-high 48 goals in 1996-97.

He spent time with the Isles, Kings and Penguins during his NHL career.
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