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Avalanche Eyeing Trades as Dismal Season Continues

The Colorado Avalanche occupy last place in the NHL and that means trade speculation is running rampant once more. The club has dropped four straight and holds 25 points, with even the lowly Arizona Coyotes two points ahead in the standings. And to think, Arizona has dropped seven in a row. Colorado has mustered just […]

Sakic Gets Colorado Front Office Gig

Joe Sakic, one of the game’s all-time greats, has joined the front office of the Colorado Avalanche. He’ll serve as the Executive Advisor/Alternate Governor of the club and will  take to his post at the end of the current season. According to NHL.com, Sakic “will serve as an executive advisor regarding all facets of hockey […]

Sakic’s #19 Retired in Colorado

Prior to Colorado’s season opener against the San Jose Sharks, Joe Sakic was honoured in a ceremony that would see his #19 sweater hung in the rafters of the Pepsi Center. Sakic, never a fan of the spotlight, was the focus of the evening with a lengthy ceremony that looked back on his 20 years […]

Joe Sakic Retires

The news of Joe Sakic’s retirement was out earlier this week, but I’ve decided to keep any mention of it off this particular website until The Man made his formal announcement Thursday. Sakic, fighting back tears, announced his retirement from the game of hockey at a Colorado Avalanche press conference. Burnaby Joe, 40-years-old, will always […]

Joe Sacco Named Avs Head Coach

Joe Sacco is getting set to carve out a new identify in Colorado. Named as the replacement for Tony Granato, the new Colorado Avalanche coach took to the podium today and addressed the Denver media. “We want to be a team that plays with a lot of energy. We want to play on our toes, […]

Joe Sakic’s Bad Luck

As if Joe Sakic needed another reason to have a great Christmas, he’s expected to miss another three months. Already sidelined with a herniated disc in his back, the Colorado captain is expected to be out of action until around March due to a freak and bizarre incident involving a snow-blower. Yes, a snow-blower. Sakic […]

Sakic Signs One-Year Deal with Colorado

The answer as to Joe Sakic’s future has been provided, as Burnaby Joe signed a one-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche to play out another season as the team’s captain and leader. “Ultimately it came down to the fact that I still enjoy playing and competing,” the 39-year-old forward said. “I’m comfortable with my conditioning […]

Will Joe Sakic Play?

There are a lot of murmurings around the NHL about retirement and the plans of certain players to play in the upcoming NHL season or to hang up the skates for good. Mats Sundin has obviously been getting a lot of the attention regarding possible retirement, but another player who is making a decision as […]

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