The 37-year-old Daley announced his retirement after 16 seasons on Monday in conjunction with his decision to begin his post-playing career by returning to the Penguins.
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"I'm having trouble smiling, and I just can't stop smiling right now," said Daley, who took 20 stitches after a loss to Columbus on Wednesday. "We've been battling hard for a long time. It's just kind of like a little bit of a relief."
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