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Major Turn Of Events Regarding Nolan Patrick's Retirement

Published December 20, 2023 at 5:28 PM
BY TYLER BALL
     
Last night an Instagram post sparked discussion that former top draft pick Nolan Patrick would be retiring from the NHL. Today new reports have switched up the conversation.

Instagram Post Sparks Retirement Discussion



Last night an Instagram post from Powerplay Hockey indicated that Nolan Patrick had joined their hockey academy as a skills coach.




This announcement seemed to serve as a pseudo-retirement announcement for Nolan Patrick. Today some clarity was brought to the situation by Nolan Patrick himself. The update provides an avenue for Patrick to remain unretired.

Patrick Clarifies His Retirement Through An NHL Insider



This afternoon NHL insiders reached out to Nolan Patrick to clarify if he was in fact retiring from the NHL. According to insider Elliotte Friedman Patrick has said he is not officially retired at the moment.

Reached out to Patrick today, he politely declined to talk...but did text to say he has not officially retired. It's clear he prefers to stay under the radar.



Patrick for the moment remains an NHL player who is a free agent. It seems as though he will work as a skills coach until he either catches on with an organization or officially decides to retire.
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