NHL forward Andrew Cogliano retires at age 37

Andrew Cogliano (Michael Miller, Wikimedia Commons)

National Hockey League forward Andrew Cogliano of Toronto, Ontario has retired at the age of 37 according to TSN on Friday. Cogliano played 17 seasons in the National Hockey League with the Edmonton Oilers, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche from 2007 to 2024.

Cogliano played four seasons with the Oilers from 2007 to 2011, eight seasons with the Ducks from 2011 to 2019, three seasons with the Stars from 2019 to 2021, one season with the San Jose Sharks in 2021 to 2022, and three seasons with the Colorado Avalanche from 2022 to 2024. In 1294 NHL regular season games, he had 190 goals, 274 assists and 464 points. He was a +31 with 449 penalty minutes, 28 power-play points, 36 shorthanded points, 30 game-winning goals, 1493 faceoff wins, 572 blocked shots, 1313 hits, 417 takeaways and 509 giveaways.

In 2023-24, Cogliano had six goals and 13 assists for 19 points in 75 games with the Avalanche. He was a +11 with 16 penalty minutes, four shorthanded points, 61 shots on goal, 54 faceoff wins, 40 blocked shots, 33 hits, 13 takeaways, and 14 giveaways.

Cogliano is best known for having the eighth longest consecutive game streak in NHL history. He played 830 straight games from October 4, 2007 to January 13, 2018. Cogliano won a Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 2022.

As of today, Cogliano is joining the Avalanche front office. He will be involved in Colorado player development, scouting and with the Avalanche American Hockey League affiliate in Loveland, Colorado.

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