Owen Nolan retires from NHL

Updated: February 7, 2012, 9:10 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Owen Nolan, who hasn't played in the NHL since the 2009-10 season, announced his retirement Tuesday at the San Jose Sharks' home rink.

"I guess I've known this day was here for a while," said Nolan, a five-time All-Star and Olympic gold medalist with Canada. "It's tough to give it up when your heart and mind wants to keep doing it. My body can't keep up and I had to accept that."

Nolan, who lives in San Jose, played 18 seasons and scored 422 goals with 463 ...

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