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DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Milan Hejduk to a one-year contract through the 2012-13 season.
The upcoming 2012-13 campaign will mark Hejduk’s 14th NHL season, all of which has been spent with the Avalanche. He enters the year just nine games shy of becoming the first player in Colorado Avalanche history to appear in 1,000 games. The only other franchise player to reach 1,000 contests was Joe Sakic, who appeared in 508 with Quebec and 870 with Colorado (1,378 total).
“Over the years, Milan has been an instrumental part of our organization’s success,” said Avalanche General Manager/Executive Vice President Greg Sherman. “He has represented this franchise with class and will continue to complement the young nucleus of players we have been building this team around.”
“My family and I are very excited to continue my career here in Denver,” said Hejduk. “I believe in this organization and our young players and look for
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The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed captain Milan Hejduk to a one-year contract.
Next season will mark the 36-year-old forward's 14th in the NHL, all of which have been spent with the Avalanche. He will enter the season nine games shy of becoming the first player in Avalanche history to appear in 1,000 games with the team.
Hejduk has tallied 371 goals and 423 assists in 991...
In April you may recall that we featured an article discussing how the Colorado Avalanche would have a busy summer ahead due to their strategy of not negotiating contracts during the regular season. One of the biggest questions surrounded the future of veteran Milan Hejduk and whether or not he would return for another year in the NHL or hang up his skates for good.
Right-winger Milan Hejduk has signed a one-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche, the team announced Friday. The deal is worth $2 million, the Denver Post reported.The Avalanche captain has played 13 seasons with the Avalanche and has only played in less than 71 games in two of those.371 goals and 423 assists in 991 games. Last season, he scored 14 goals with 23 assists in...
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