Latest Adam Foote Stories

2009-07-15 22:04:20

The Colorado Avalanche will host one of four games on the first night of the 2009-10 NHL season, before which the team will retire Joe Sakic's sweater number. The NHL released it season schedule Wednesday, announcing the campaign will begin Oct. 1. Sakic recently announced his retirement and will be honored by the Avalanche on that night. Colorado will begin its season by hosting San Jose. The other opening night games will find Washington at Boston, Montreal at Toronto and Vancouver at...

2009-07-09 18:54:32

Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic retired Thursday after a 20-year NHL career during which he played on two Stanley Cup championship teams. Sakic, 40, the face of the franchise, spent his entire 20-year NHL career with Colorado or the Quebec Nordiques. He ends a productive and illustrious career with 1,641 points -- 625 goals, 1,016 assists -- with nine seasons of 30-or-more goals and six with 100-or-more points, all franchise highs. The center is eighth overall in points, 11th in assists...

2009-02-20 20:53:23

Andrew Raycroft blanked Washington over the final two periods Friday and his 28 saves carried Colorado to a surprising 4-1 win over the Capitals. Ryan Smyth had a goal and two assists, helping the Avalanche win their third straight game. Although they are in 14th place in the Western Conference with 57 points, the Avalanche find themselves only five points out of the final playoff position. Washington had a three-game winning streak snapped. It was a 1-1 game after the first period, but...

2008-11-24 17:59:53

The National Hockey League suspended Los Angeles Kings forward John Zeiler for three games Monday for action during Saturday's loss to Colorado. Zeiler, 26, was assessed a major penalty for boarding and game misconduct for hitting Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote at the 6:51 mark of the second period. Foote skated into the right corner of his zone for the puck and was hit from behind by Zeiler, who was appearing in just his second game of the season. Foote's neck bent awkwardly where the glass...

2005-08-02 21:34:42

TORONTO (Reuters) - After a quiet start the NHL free-agent market swung into high gear Tuesday with a flurry of signings, highlighted by all-star defenseman Adam Foote's move from the Colorado Avalanche to the Columbus Blue Jackets. In other moves, the Detroit Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman agreed to a 22nd season with the team by signing a one-year contract while the Philadelphia Flyers signed experienced defensemen in Derian Hatcher, Mike Rathje and Chris Therien. The Atlanta Thrashers...

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