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Avalanche will retire Foote’s jersey number

Posted on 20th August 2013 by hockeymedia in The Want List,Tribute | Tags: ,

NHLThe Colorado Avalanche have announced they will retire Adam Foote’s jersey number 52 during a special ceremony this upcoming season. The presentation will take place on Nov. 2, 2013.

Foote spent the bulk of his career with the Québec Nordiques – Colorado Avalanche franchise, winning the Stanley Cup in 1996 and 2001. He joined the Nordiques in 1991-92 and retired from the Avalanche after the 2010-11 season.

Foote is the ninth player in franchise history to have his number retired, joining the likes of J-C Trembly (#3), Marc Tardif (#8), Michel Goulet (#16), Peter Stastny (#26), Joe Sakic (#19), Peter Forsberg (#21), Patrick Roy (#33) and Raymond Bourque (#77).

The Colorado Avalanche will face the Montréal Canadiens on Nov. 2, 2013.

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