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Hilary Duff and Former NHL Player Mike Comrie Separate

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 17:  (L-R) Actress Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie of the Edmonton Oilers watch the Los Angeles Lakers play the Phoenix Suns in Game One of the Western Conference Finals during the 2010 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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Scott PolacekFeatured ColumnistJanuary 11, 2014

Former Disney star Hilary Duff and former NHL player Mike Comrie may do a better job than some famous couples at staying out of the tabloids, but they have made some news by ending their marriage after three years.

Per an Associated Press report, Duff’s representatives ensured in a statement that the two will remain friends and co-parent their son Luca, who will turn two in March.

The split was deemed amicable, and the breakup was absent of any discernible drama by Hollywood standards. In fact, they were seen together as recently as New Year’s Eve and even took young Luca to Disneyland recently.

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 16: Singer/actress Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie of the New York Islanders attend the game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox on September 16, 2008 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. Chicago def
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Comrie was a productive NHL player before three hip operations in five years forced him to cut his career short. He scored at least 30 goals in two separate seasons and finished his career with 168 goals and 197 assists. He also posted four goals and six assists in 32 postseason games.

Comrie played for the Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes, Ottawa Senators, New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins throughout his time in the NHL.

Duff first burst onto the scene through the Disney show “Lizzie McGuire” and went on to appear in movies such as Cheaper by the Dozen and A Cinderella Story and appear in television shows such as “Two and a Half Men” and “Community.” She also recorded music throughout her career.  

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