Found June 19, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Joe Sakic
TEAMS: Colorado Avalanche
As you know, I basically have no immune system. Been sick as hell for the last three days, hence the lack of blogs. Today's blog is going to stink because I'm still sick, but it's better than nothing. - Colorado isn't going to take a defenseman. No surprise there, although I'm a little confused by Joe Sakic went public with that thought. Considering the team's depth at center, I wonder if Jonat...

Avalanche to pass on Seth Jones? Sakic thinks so

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Avs continue to get the band back together, add Adam Foote to coaching staff

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Stunning news per the Denver Post's Adrian Dater: If the Avalanche keeps the top pick in the June 30 NHL draft, it won't take the formerly presumptive candidate, defenseman Seth Jones. After a week of internal meetings, Avalanche brass came to a conclusion: Jones won't be their pick. Instead, it could be any one of three forwards: Nathan MacKinnon, Jonathan Drouin...

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With word coming out of Colorado indicating that the Avalanche don’t plan on selecting Seth Jones with this year’s first overall draft pick, mock drafts everywhere have been thrown out the window. Adrian Dater of the Denver Post has reported that Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy are leaning towards one of three forwards, rather than the talented young defender. After a week...

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