Former Sharks captain Owen Nolan officially announced his retirement Tuesday after playing 18 seasons in the NHL. Nolan retires ranked 71st on the NHL's career goals list, 33rd in power-play goals and 100th in points.
Getty ImagesNolan was the No. 1 pick in the 1990 NHL draft, a class that also included Keith Primeau, Mike Ricci, Jaromir Jagr, Derian Hatcher, Keith Tkachuk and Martin Brodeur.
AP Photo/Paul SakumaA five-time NHL All-Star, Nolan's most memorable All-Star moment is when he called his shot against Dominik Hasek in 1997.
Elsa/Allsport/Getty ImagesNolan's best season came in 1999-2000 when he set career highs for goals (44) and points (84) and finished fifth in voting for the Hart trophy.
Robert Laberge/Getty ImagesBorn in Northern Ireland but raised in Ontario, Nolan won an Olympic gold medal with Team Canada in 2002.
Dale MacMillan /Getty ImagesNolan finished his career with 422 goals and 885 points in exactly 1,200 games, but the Flames celebrated him in 2007 when he reached 1,000 games.
Anne-Marie Sorvin/US PresswireNolan tried out for the Canucks before the 2011-12 season, but was cut before the regular season.
AP Photo/Paul Sakuma"I guess I've known this day was here for a while," Nolan said when announcing his retirement. "When your body won't do what your mind and heart are willing to do, it's time to move on."