Hasek announces retirement … this time, for keeps

Via: Buffalo News

‘“There were training camps starting in the AHL, and I wanted to participate,” Hasek told reporters in the Czech Republic. “I needed to play preseason games, to be part of the hockey environment [in North America]. I was in touch with one NHL club and I had pretty good feelings about it, but then they called my agent and told him there was no interest from their side.”‘