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Vaclav Prospal | Winger | #22

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (41) / 2/17/1975
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 198
Drafted: 1993 / Rd. 3 (71) / PHI
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Vaclav Prospal is okay with his retirement from hockey.
The soon to be 39-year-old inked a tryout with the Canucks AHL affiliate in Utica last week but decided to retire after one practice. "It was 'What am I doing here? Why am I not with my family? Why am I doing this?'," Prospal said. "So I called my wife. I called my agent. And that was it. I retired. And right after I made the decision, oh, a weight came off me. It felt like I was finally free of all the pressure. I don’t have to prove to anybody that I'm better than the guy sitting next to me. I don't have to fight off that guy fighting for my job, or the other guy trying to take my spot on the power play. I just felt such a relief." Prospal had 255 goals and 765 points in 1,108 NHL games with seven teams. We wish him well in retirement. Thu, Jan 30, 2014 08:27:00 AM

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3Alexander Wennberg
4William Karlsson
5Gregory Campbell
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2Scott Hartnell
3Matt Calvert
4Brett Gallant
RW1Brandon Saad
2Nick Foligno
3Cam Atkinson
4David Clarkson
5Oliver Bjorkstrand
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2Ryan Murray
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Dalton Prout
6Zach Werenski
7Cody Goloubef
8Gabriel Carlsson
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Curtis McElhinney
3Joonas Korpisalo