Joe Sakic

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Joe Sakic
Hockey Hall of Fame, 2012
Joe sakic.jpg
Born July 7, 1969 (1969-07-07) (age 45)
Burnaby, BC, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Colorado Avalanche
Quebec Nordiques
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 15th overall, 1987
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1988–2010

Joseph Steven Sakic (born July 7, 1969 in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a Canadian retired ice hockey centre Sakic played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played with the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche organizations. Sakic was able to win the Stanley Cup in 1996 and 2001.

He retired from playing professional ice hockey on July 9, 2009.[1] The Colorado Avalanche retired his jersey number #19 with a "C" to represent his lengthy service as team captain on October 1, 2009.[2] Sakic was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame along with Adam Oates, Pavel Bure and Mats Sundin in 2012.[3]

He was a fan favourite in his hometown of Burnaby and even had a street named "Joe Sakic Way" in his honour.[4] In British Columbia he is affectionately known as "Burnaby Joe".[5]

Career statistics[change | change source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1985–86 Burnaby BC Selects BCAHA 80 83 73 156 96 - - - - -
1985-86 Lethbridge Broncos WHL 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
1986-87 Swift Current Broncos WHL 72 60 73 133 31 4 0 1 1 0
1987-88 Swift Current Broncos WHL 64 78 82 160 64 10 11 13 24 12
1988-89 Quebec Nordiques NHL 70 23 39 62 24 - - - - -
1989-90 Quebec Nordiques NHL 80 39 63 102 64 - - - - -
1990-91 Quebec Nordiques NHL 80 48 61 109 24 - - - - -
1991–92 Quebec Nordiques NHL 69 29 65 94 20 - - - - -
1992–93 Quebec Nordiques NHL 78 48 57 105 40 6 3 3 6 2
1993-94 Quebec Nordiques NHL 84 28 64 92 18 - - - - -
1994-95 Quebec Nordiques NHL 47 19 43 62 30 6 4 1 5 0
1995-96 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 51 69 120 44 22 18 16 34 14
1996-97 Colorado Avalanche NHL 45 8 10 18 71 - - - - -
1997-98 Colorado Avalanche NHL 64 27 36 63 50 6 2 3 5 3
1998-99 Colorado Avalanche NHL 73 41 55 96 29 19 6 13 19 8
1999-00 Colorado Avalanche NHL 60 28 53 81 28 17 2 7 9 8
2000–01 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 54 64 118 30 21 13 13 26 6
2001–02 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 26 53 79 18 21 9 10 19 4
2002–03 Colorado Avalanche NHL 58 26 32 58 24 7 6 3 9 2
2003–04 Colorado Avalanche NHL 81 33 54 87 42 11 7 5 12 8
2005–06 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 32 55 87 60 9 4 5 9 6
2006–07 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 36 64 100 46 - - - - -
2007–08 Colorado Avalanche NHL 44 13 27 40 20 10 2 8 10 0
2008–09 Colorado Avalanche NHL 15 2 10 12 6 - - - - -
NHL totals 1378 625 1016 1641 614 172 84 104 188 78

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