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Report: Doug Weight eyes retirement

Updated: March 29, 2011, 5:04 PM ET
ESPNNewYork.com

New York Islanders captain Doug Weight said Tuesday he will not return this season and is leaning toward retirement, according to Newsday.

Weight has not played a game since Nov. 17 because of nerve damage in his back and muscle atrophy in his left leg, according to the report. The 40-year-old was playing in his 20th NHL season and his third with the Islanders. He has 278 goals and 1,033 points in 1,238 career games.

Also on Tuesday, the Islanders announced they agreed to terms ...

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