Changes, Avs' rocky season can't shake Sakic
Guy Lafleur didn't have to be polite about it. But he was. While rooming on the road with a young Quebec Nordiques center, Lafleur always stepped into the hotel room's bathroom and shut the door before he lit up his cigarette.
"To me, it didn't matter," Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic said with a laugh, years later. "I mean, what am I going to say to him? You see him come to your team, and you remember watching him flying out there against Boston and everybody. I was nervous at first ...
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