Free Agency 2011 is 18 days old, but with it comes a clear view of who belongs in this league and who does not. In other words, free agency is a great way for players to decide whether or not to continue their careers by seeing how many teams, if any, desire their services.
For NHL players, it comes down to injuries. Can a team rely on that player given their age and injury history?
Some players cannot help but come back for another season and continue their careers playing the game they love. However, others overstay their welcome, which can lead to an ugly end to a very good career.
Here are players that either should retire on top or accept their career and call it quits.