Friday, July 10, 2009

Sakic Retires

Easy to issue platitudes about Joe Sakic, the quintessential class act who played effectively as a two-way player and in the clutch. His record 8 overtime playoff goals is absolute proof of his remarkable skill under pressure. His career achievements remind me of Hall of Famer Bryan Trottier, another hard-working center who was a terror at both ends of the ice, played his best when it counted most, and won the Conn Smythe trophy.

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