Former NHL star Joe Sakic was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday night.
Sakic helped the Colorado Avalanche win two Stanley Cup titles and is now the team's executive vice president of hockey operations. He also won titles at the Winter Olympics, world hockey championship, World Cup of Hockey and world juniors.
''To play for your country, I...
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October 16, 2013
Joe Sakic says Seth Jones will not be wearing an Avalanche sweater next season.
Super Joe Sakic said it himself: the Colorado Avalanche will not be selecting heralded defenseman Seth Jones with the first pick in the NHL Entry Draft on Sunday.
Sakic could be bluffing in his first draft calling the shots for the Avs, possibly attempting to lure other teams who fancy the three canâ...
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Itâs not everyday you see a team with the first overall pick posturing. After all, they have their pick of anybody? So whatâs there to posture about?
Last week,Â Joe Sakic,Â Colorado AvalancheÂ Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations, told Adrian Dater of the Denver Post that they will pass on defenseman Seth Jones, the consensus top ranked prospect in...
Joe Sakic, VP of Hockey Operations in Colorado, told the Denver Post the team wouldnât select Seth Jones with the First overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft (courtesy of USA Today)
Back in April, the Colorado Avalanche won the NHL Draft Lottery, which earned them the right to draft first in the 2013 NHL Draft in on the 30th of this month. With that first pick, experts and hockey...
Patrick Roy isnât just the new head coach of the Avalanche thatÂ wants to bring a âStanley Cup attitudeâ back to Colorado; heâs also the new vice president of hockey operations, a role that allows him input on all player-personnel decisions made by Joe Sakic, the executive vice president of hockey operations.
One thing Roy wants Sakic to explore,Â according to Renaud Lavoie...
HEAD FOR THE ROCKIES
As a goalie, Patrick Roy lead the Colorado Avalanche to the Stanley Cup in 1996 and 2001, and now he will try to do the same as the team's new head coach.
The Hotstove on HNIC last night gave us an update on Brian Gionta, what may happen in Colorado and Olympics talk.
Former NHL star Joe Sakic and Olympic cycling medalist Alison Sydor are headed to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.
Sakic played 21 seasons in the NHL for the Quebec Nordiques and Colorado Avalanche and already is in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
He and Sydor were joined in the athletes' category in the Canadian hall Thursday by curler Russ Howard, Paralympian Andre Viger and the...
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April 11, 2013
He was a hockey player, a player with a wicked wrist shot, an all star, an olympian and a leader. Now, he's a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
The epilogue to the career of Joe Sakic has been written. During 20 years of professional hockey, Sakic accumulated enough accolades that were they military awards, they would outshine even the most decorated General, included among...
NHL Hockey: Burnaby Joe Sakic
Born: July 7, 1969 (age 42), Burnaby, BC, CAN
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Played for: Quebec Nordiques, Colorado Avalanche
National team: Canada
NHL Draft: 15th overall, 1987, Quebec Nordiques
Playing career: 1988â2009
Joe Sakic, perhaps one of the classiest players...