Breaking – Niklas Kronwall retires – 15 years of Kronwalling has left it’s mark on the NHL, his body

In a 4 minute video posted to twitter – Kronwall thanks the fans of Detroit and talks family and the future.

“I was a 22-year-old kid when I came over from Sweden,” Kronwall said. “Now at 38, I have my own family here. Detroit has become home for us.

“There have been some ups and some downs during my time here. Wearing the winged wheel on my chest was and always will be a huge honor. When one chapter ends, another begins.”

Kronwall will join the front office as the new advisor to general manager Steve Yzerman.


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