Joe Sakic Autographed Colorado Avalanche Banner Retirement 8×10 Photo
This hand signed Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche Autographed 8X10 Photo has been personally autographed by Mr. Sakic. Included with your purchase is a Certificate of Authenticity from Slap Shot Signatures.
Learn More About Joe Sakic:
Joe Sakic was drafted 15th overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft and made his NHL debut on October 6, 1988 and enjoyed a fine rookie season with 62 points in 70 games followed up with 102 points the following season. Sakic became the captain of the franchise in 1992-93 reaching the 100-point plateau by collecting 105.
The Quebec Nordiques relocated to Denver as the Colorado Avalanche beginning with the 1995-96 season. Joe Sakic accumulated 120 points and led the newly-relocated franchise to its first Stanley Cup championship. He was named winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP after scoring 34 points that included six game-winning goals in 22 games.
On December 27, 1999, Joe Sakic reached 1,000 career points. In 2000-01, he again reached the 100-point mark, finishing with 118 along with a career-best 54 goals. He was awarded the Hart Trophy and the Lester B. Pearson Award as the league’s most valuable player as well as the Lady Byng Trophy.
Joe Sakic again led the Avalanche to a Stanley Cup championship, defeating the New Jersey Devils in the final. That year, he was presented with the Stanley Cup by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, then immediately handed the historic trophy to then teammate Ray Bourque, who had waited 22 seasons for the opportunity to lift the Cup.
Sakic announced his retirement on July 9, 2009. Colorado retied Sakic’s Number 19 on October 1, 2009 with a “C” banner to represent his time as captain of the Colorado Avalanche.
Sakic was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 12, 2012 along with Mats Sundin, Pavel Bure and Adam Oates
Own a piece of hockey history with a Joe Sakic Autographed Colorado Avalanche Banner Retirement 8×10 Photo!