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Bourque's one regret: No Cup in Boston

Updated: November 4, 2004, 9:32 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | Special to ESPN.com

It is among the most poignant moments in NHL playoff history, Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic allowing teammate Ray Bourque to take the ceremonial first spin around the ice with the Stanley Cup following their Game 7 victory against the New Jersey Devils in the 2001 finals.

It was a moment that resonated not only in Denver, where Avalanche fans had embraced the veteran defenseman as their own, but also across the continent in Bourque's adopted home of Boston. It was a cherished moment ...

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