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Rick Nash has decided to retire at 34 after 15 seasons because of unresolved symptoms from a concussion he suffered in March.

Agent Joe Resnick announced Nash's retirement in a statement Friday. Resnick says the six-time All-Star decided under advice from doctors that the risk of brain injury was far too great if he returned to play hockey.

Nash, the first overall draft pick in 2002, scored 437 goals, the most for any draft class from 1998-2003. He added 368 assists for 805 points in 1,060 regular-season NHL games, playing nine seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets, five-plus with the New York Rangers and finishing with the Boston Bruins.

A 6-4 power winger with a nose for the net, he had plenty of highlight-reel goals throughout his career. A few of them:

He had tied for the league lead in goals in his second season, with 41, and also had a 42-goal season.

Nash won gold medals playing for Canada at the 2010 and 2014 Olympics.

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