Former Blues goalie Patrick Lalime retires from NHL

Former Blues goalie Patrick Lalime retires from NHL

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FILE - This March 28, 2009, file photo shows Buffalo Sabres goaltender Patrick Lalime smiling after the Sabres defeated the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL hockey game, in Montreal. Lalime retired on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, after playing for five teams across 12 seasons. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes, File)

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Associated Press

Posted on July 20, 2011 at 1:42 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 20 at 1:45 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Veteran goaltender Patrick Lalime retired on Wednesday after playing for five teams across 12 seasons.

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Lalime, 37, who played in 444 games and finished with a 200-174-48 record, will become an analyst on Ottawa Senators television broadcasts. He played five seasons in Ottawa, and last played with Buffalo in seven games last season.
 

He has a career 2.58 goals-against average and a .905 save percentage. He also played for Chicago, St. Louis and Pittsburgh.
  
In 2002-03, the Quebec native won 39 games and led Ottawa to the Eastern Conference finals, where the Senators lost to New Jersey in seven games.
 

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