Goalie Lalime retires after 12 seasons

Veteran goaltender Patrick Lalime retired on Wednesday after

playing for five teams across 12 seasons.

Lalime, 37, who played in 444 games and finished with a

200-174-48 record, will become an analyst on Ottawa Senators

television broadcasts. He played five seasons in Ottawa, and last

played with Buffalo in seven games last season.

He has a career 2.58 goals-against average and a .905 save

percentage. He also played for Chicago, St. Louis and


In 2002-03, the Quebec native won 39 games and led Ottawa to the

Eastern Conference finals, where the Senators lost to New Jersey in

seven games.