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Jamal Mayers retires after 14 NHL seasons

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Updated: 12/13/2013 12:48 pm

Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Jamal Mayers announced his retirement from the NHL on Friday after 14 seasons.

Mayers played the last two seasons of his career with the Chicago Blackhawks -- culminating with a Stanley Cup championship in 2012-13.

"It really has been an amazing experience to have had the chance to play 14 seasons in the NHL, and finish it all off last season as a part of the Chicago Blackhawks winning the Stanley Cup," said Mayers in a statement.

Mayers was chosen 89th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. He spent parts of 10 seasons with St. Louis before moving on to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks and Blackhawks.

In 915 career NHL games, Mayers recorded 90 goals, 129 assists and 1,200 penalty minutes. He added five goals and eight assists in 63 playoff contests.

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