Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/6/11

DENVER - SEPTEMBER 23: Head coach Joe Sacco of the Colorado Avalanche leads his team during a time out as assistant coach Sylvain Lefebvre (R) looks on against the Los Angeles Kings during preseason NHL action at the Pepsi Center on September 23, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Kings 3-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Colorado Avalanche will not have a captain in time for the start of their 2011-12 campaign.

Coach Joe Sacco suggested the team may select a player to wear the "C" at some point during the season, but would not commit to doing so. He added that there is no timetable on when the club will pick a captain.

Adam Foote and Joe Sakic are the only two men to serve as captain since the franchise relocated from Quebec City to Denver in the mid-1990s.

Colorado opens its regular season Saturday night at home against the Detroit Red Wings.
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