Jason Arnott retires from NHL

TORONTO -- Jason Arnott has announced his retirement after playing 1,244 games in 18 seasons.

Arnott was drafted seventh overall by the Edmonton Oilers in 1993 and recorded the first 239 points of his career with the team. He finished with 938 points (417 goals and 521 assists), also playing for the New Jersey Devils, Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators, Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues.

Arnott had not played since the end of the 2011-12 season. He won the only Stanley Cup of his career with the Devils in 2000.

Arnott also played for the gold medal-winning Canadian team at the 1994 world championships.