Andrew Peters Decides To Retire From the National Hockey League

February 8th, 2011 by Kevin W Leave a reply »
Former National Hockey League heavyweight Andrew Peters has decided to retire from hockey.

Peters, 30, was placed on unconditional waivers on Monday and cleared Tuesday which allowed the Vancouver Canucks to terminate his contract.

He asked the organization to terminate his contract because he wished to retire from hockey.

The Canucks acquired Peters from the Florida Panthers in exchange for fellow enforcer Darcy Hordichuk back in October and was subsequently assigned to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.

Steve Bartlett, his agent, told the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle the Canucks had asked him to report to their minor league affiliate the Manitoba Moose after he violated a curfew with the Americans in November.

After playing in just two games with the Americans in the month of October, Peters decided not to report “realizing his role would be very limited.” 

Some fans wondered why he was never given a chance in Vancouver.

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