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Joe Sakic - Young Star, Tragedy At Swift Current, Colorado Avalanche, Chronology, Related Biography: Hockey Player Peter Forsberg - CONTACT INFORMATION

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1969-

Canadian hockey player

Champion hockey player Joe Sakic has earned respect as a quiet leader and a skillful player with a

Joe Sakic

talent for stealth and a lightning-quick wrist. From his childhood in Canada, the son of Croatian immigrants, to his 2002 standing as one of the most highly paid, award-winning players in the National Hockey League (NHL), Sakic has followed his father's strict work ethic. He discovered his natural leadership ability after a tragic accident involving his high school hockey team in 1986. Sakic is honored for his kindness, loyalty to his team, and humble nature. A longtime center and team captain with the Colorado Avalanche, Sakic has led his team to two Stanley Cups.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: Joe Sakic, c/o Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club, Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, CO 80204. Phone: 303-405-1100. Online: http://www.coloradoavalanche.com.

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