Ryan Smyth - Through the years

Edmonton Oilers Ryan Smyth announces his retirement from NHL hockey in Edmonton, Alberta, on Friday, April 11, 2014

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Ryan Smyth, affectionately known as "Captain Canada" for his loyalty to the national team, announced his retirement from the NHL on Friday. Here's a look back at the Alberta native's 19-season career, the vast majority of which was spent with the Edmonton Oilers.

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