By Richard Kamchen

Retirement has brought peace and stability to Brad Maxwell’s life.

After seven solid seasons with the Minnesota North Stars to start his NHL career, Maxwell bounced around with four clubs in four years after his All-Star Game appearance in 1983-84. At the 1987 trade deadline, Rangers GM Phil Esposito brought him to New York and Maxwell felt like he’d finally found a place to stick. But he only played nine games before being dealt again, though it wasn’t due to poor play.