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by Paul on 06/20/06 at 01:50 PM ET
According to what our colleague Renaud Lavoie learned, Joe Sakic initialed a one year old contract with the Avalanche of Colorado. The agreement will bring back to the captain of the Avalanche 5,75 million dollarsadded 12:55pm, from the Colorado Avalanche,
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that Joe Sakic has agreed to terms with the club, keeping the Avalanche captain in Colorado for the 2006-2007 season. “This organization’s success has been due in large part to Joe Sakic, both as a leader and as a premiere player in this league,” said Avalanche Executive Vice President & General Manager Francois Giguere. “Keeping him in an Avalanche uniform was definitely a priority. He still possesses the skills and abilities that have made him so successful for so many years. Like in 2001, he had a chance to become an unrestricted free agent, but chose otherwise.”
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