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Old 08-16-2014, 03:53 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by CliffFletcher View Post
Retiring at 32-33 we pretty common in those days, so he only retired a couple years earlier than normal (30). Part of it might have been the fact NHL players (especially depth guys like Peplinski) didn't make huge money in those days. So Peplinski may have just wanted to get on with his post-hockey life rather than disrupt his family and move away to chase a couple more years playing in another city.
And it appears to have been smart given how well he's done since
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