Source: Avs' Sakic done after 20 years
DENVER -- Joe Sakic, the Colorado Avalanche's longtime captain who led the team to two Stanley Cup titles, will retire Thursday and end his 20-year NHL career, a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun on Tuesday.
The Associated Press first reported that Sakic, a 13-time All-Star, will formally announce his decision Thursday in a news conference.
Sakic, who turned 40 on Tuesday, has been the face of the franchise since the team relocated to Denver from Quebec in 1995. He teamed ...
Read full story