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Former Captain Mike Green Announces Retirement

August 26, 2020 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Saskatoon Blades News Release

Mike Green has skated his last stride in the NHL.

In an article published in The Athletic, the former captain of the Saskatoon Blades announced his retirement after 15 seasons.

Green was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the first round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, following his sophomore season with the Blades. He would go on to have a well-decorated and respected career with the Capitals, Detroit Red Wings, and lastly the Edmonton Oilers.

The Calgary, AB product spent his entire WHL career in Saskatoon, playing in 198 games and scoring 34 goals and 147 points. He wrapped up his junior career as captain of the Blades in the 2004-05 campaign.

Green leaves the game at the age of 34, dressing in 880 career NHL games and piling up 501 points.

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