Eric Gryba announces retirement from NHL

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Former NHL defenseman Eric Gryba announced his retirement from professional hockey on Sunday.

Gryba skated in a total of 289 games across seven seasons with the Ottawa Senators, Edmonton Oilers, and the New Jersey Devils.

A third-round pick of the Sens in 2006, Gryba was not known for his offense, contributing just 43 points in his career. The stay-at-home blue-liner was known for his physical play, racking up a total of 776 hits and 368 penalty minutes.

Eric Gryba announces retirement from NHL
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