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Avalanche will retire jersey of D Foote next season

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Associated Press
4/12/2013 6:41:47 PM
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DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche will retire the jersey of longtime defenceman Adam Foote in a ceremony next season.

Foote's familiar No. 52 jersey will be raised to the Pepsi Center rafters at a date still to be determined, where it will join those of Joe Sakic (19), Peter Forsberg (21), Patrick Roy (33) and Ray Bourque (77).

The 41-year-old Foote helped the Avalanche win Stanley Cup titles in 1996 and 2001. He appeared in more regular season games and post-season contests than any defenceman in franchise history.

Over his 19-year NHL career, Foote scored 66 goals and dished out 242 assists in 1,154 games, which included nearly three seasons with Columbus.

Foote was originally a second-round pick by Quebec in 1989. The team relocated to Denver before the 1995-96 season.

Adam Foote (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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(Photo: The Canadian Press)
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