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Hurricanes' Brind'Amour retires

Updated: June 30, 2010, 9:38 PM ET
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Rod Brind'Amour is retiring after 21 NHL seasons to take an unspecified job with the Carolina Hurricanes.

The team's former captain said Wednesday that his decision was made simpler after he talked with general manager Jim Rutherford and they decided the aging veteran wouldn't fit with the Hurricanes' rebuilding plan.

Trying to find a roster spot on another team "never, ever felt right," he said, and Rutherford asked him to remain with the organization in some capacity.

"The ...

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