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Jay Pandolfo retires after 15 seasons

TORONTO -- Jay Pandolfo is retiring after 15 seasons in the NHL and two Stanley Cups with the New Jersey Devils.

The 39-year-old forward was born in Burlington, Mass., and also played for the New York Islanders and Boston Bruins.

He announced his retirement Thursday through the NHL Players' Association.

"I was very fortunate to live my dream of playing in the NHL. I was lucky to be part of three great organizations and would like to thank the New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders and Boston Bruins," said Pandolfo. "I would like to thank all my teammates, coaches and staff for all the memorable experiences together. I'd especially like to thank my family for all the support they have given me throughout my career."

Pandolfo had 100 goals and 126 assists in 899 games. He had 11 goals and 22 assists in 131 career playoff games.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.