July 7: This Day in NHL History

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July 7 NHL History 1969: Center Joe Sakic, the greatest player in the history of the Colorado Avalanche franchise, is born in Burnaby, British Columbia. The Quebec Nordiques take Sakic with the No. 15 pick in the 1987 NHL Draft. He’s an NHL regular two seasons later and is named captain in 1992. After the Nordiques […]