McCormick (blood clot) won't be playing in the NHL again, reports Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News. After sitting out the entire season due to a blood clot issue, the Sabres announced that McCormick will retire from the NHL during Monday's exit interviews. The gritty, versatile forward had one year remaining on his three-year deal. The 32-year-old leaves the game with 65 points and 550 penalty minutes in 405 career games.
McCormick (blood clots), who is only taking light practice with teammates on the injured reserve, still has no timetable for return, reports The Buffalo News. Pittsburgh's Pascal Dupuis' recent retirement about not taking any further health risks due to blood clots is also weighing heavily on McCormick, as the report indicates. McCormick has not played since January and in the second season of his three-year deal.
Cody McCormick (illness) was placed on IR Tuesday, John Vogl of the Buffalo News reports.
Cody McCormick (leg) took to the ice during Tuesday's optional practice.
Cody McCormick, who has only played 33 games this season due to blood clots, appears unlikely to return the rest of the way this season, The Buffalo News reports.
Rank Among Leaders
Last 7 Games
|3 Year Avg||25||1||3||4||-4||0||0||0||79||85||12.7|