Twitter reaction: Hayley Wickenheiser calls it a career

Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser celebrates scoring at the 2005 Olympic Games. (Antonio Calanni/CP)

Four Olympic gold medals later, Hayley Wickenheiser is hanging ’em up.

One of the all-time great hockey players took to Twitter to announce her decision to retire from the game on Friday.

Her 23-year career was full of championships, highlight-reel plays and groundbreaking accomplishments. Hockey Canada put together a great tribute video to recognize her legendary career.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Wickenheiser’s stunning announcement:

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