For Marty Biron, Retirement Means Hockey, Home Decor, & Horses

During his playing days, it was hard to find someone with an unkind thing to say about Marty Biron.  His quick sense of humor and affable naure made him a favorite with both fans and teammates, and his retirement announcement earlier this month elicited kudos from fans, and predictions from hockey professionals, including Toronto Sun writer and frequent TSN guest Steve Simmons and the NHL’s Dan Rosen.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>If this is it for Marty Biron, then I'm certain there will be a broadcast job awaiting him, in either English or French. He's that capable.</p>&mdash; steve simmons (@simmonssteve) <a href=”https://twitter.com/simmonssteve/statuses/390166696167612416″>October 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>There are few people in the game now who are better suited for TV than Biron. I wonder if there is anybody better. Fantastic personality.</p>&mdash; Dan Rosen (@drosennhl) <a href=”https://twitter.com/drosennhl/statuses/391968290480062464″>October 20, 2013</a></blockquote>

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And sure, enough with days of his retirement, Biron’s new gig was announced by MSG, showcasing his volubility and humor in something other than locker room quotes.

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