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LAX Goaltender Announces Reitrement, Citing Concussions

After seven seasons, Vancouver Stealth goaltender Tyler Richards announced his retirement from the game of lacrosse. All of his seven seasons in the National Lacrosse League were spent with the Stealth organization.

The 28 year old noted in a press release that he feels “very blessed to play with so many great players. Thank you to all who have been a part of my career both as teammates, coaches or management. I’m looking forward to starting a new chapter.”file000726425941

In a subsequent tweet, he wrote: “Unfortunately after multiple concussions I have to make the best decision for my health long term.”

Stealth President and General Manager Doug Locker added that “while it is very difficult to see him retire, we respect and support his decision, and are thankful for all that he has done for the Stealth organization over his extremely successful career.”

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