Czech defenseman Pavel Kubina will announce his retirement tomorrow

36-year-old defenseman Pavel Kubina will announce his retirement tomorrow according to hokej.cz. Last season Kubina played 3 games for his Swiss club Genève-Servette, but this season he hasn’t played any hockey.

Kubina played 970 regular season games in the NHL for Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs, Atlanta Thrashers and Philadelphia Flyers. In 2004 he won the Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Other career highlights were the three gold medals with the Czech Republic in the World Championships 1999, 2001 and 2005.