Joe Sakic

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Joe Sakic said : “We expect to compete for the Stanley Cup. At the end of the year, we want to hoist that over our heads,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He was such a special person, special to our organization,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We feel we have as good a shot as anybody else in the league,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We really believe we have two really good goalies,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Patrick Roy ) : “Patrick Roy. One of the best ever. In my mind, the best to ever play that position. So we were spoiled,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Listen, they both got hurt last year,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Pierre Lacroix ) : “You want to know you have the ability to try to win the Cup. That’s every player’s ultimate dream,” “Pierre did that for years. Time in and time out. He always tried to find moves to help the team and get us over the top” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic added : “Once (Byram) gets a few skates, and when the coaches feel he’s ready to play, he’ll get the opportunity. But we’re really happy with his development” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think it’s exciting pressure,” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We know it’s going to be tough,” “There’s a lot of teams that have the same goal here and a lot of parity in the league, but we feel, and more importantly the players feel, that we have as good a chance as anybody else and that’s a good expectation and I like to hear that from them” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I would say the one thing everybody knew about Pierre, is you never knew what he was doing. He kept things close to the vest,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He was such a special person,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “When I do get on the ice, I realize it’s a good thing I left when I did,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve seen enough of Conor. We know he could maybe, possibly, take the next step (and) Byram, we’re going to give every opportunity,” “But also knowing we don’t want to put a lot of pressure on them … We want them to come in slowly and at their own pace” External link

denverpost Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Tyson Jost ) : “Tyson is a strong two-way player who has NHL experience at a young age and continues to grow his game,” External link

gazette Monday, October 19, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Hunter provides depth and upside at the goaltending position,” External link

gazette Monday, October 19, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Tyson Jost ) : “Tyson is a strong two-way player who has NHL experience at a young age and continues to grow his game,” External link

usaToday Monday, October 19, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Hunter provides depth and upside at the goaltending position,” External link

usaToday Monday, October 19, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We were looking for a second-line player (and) maybe a top-four D-man,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We have a lot of great shooters, perimeter shooters, but he’ll be good in the front of the net, getting those dirty goals,” “We just think he’s a versatile player. Can play anywhere in the lineup and we think it’s going to be a great addition” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We know it’s going to be flat for the next couple years so it does make it more difficult,” “You just have to be really careful looking into the future. We know the contracts we have coming up next year. Whatever we were going to do this year we wanted to make sure we keep our flexibility to sign the guys that we needed to sign from our own group, and then once we know the numbers there, then you can kind of put in the pieces” External link

denverpost Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You’ve got to be really careful looking into the future,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We think he’s going to be a great fit,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’d like to have something done during the year,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Whatever we do this year, we wanted to make sure we were going to keep our flexibility to sign the guys we needed to sign from our own group,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re always looking to improve. That’s never going to stop,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You’ve got to be really careful looking into the future,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We think he’s going to be a great fit,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’d like to have something done during the year,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Whatever we do this year, we wanted to make sure we were going to keep our flexibility to sign the guys we needed to sign from our own group,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re always looking to improve. That’s never going to stop,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Ryan’s a big guy. He’s a defender. We feel with him, Erik Johnson, Ian Cole — they give us a physical presence,” External link

denverpost Monday, October 12, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Ryan’s a big guy. He’s a defender. We feel with him, Erik Johnson, Ian Cole — they give us a physical presence,” External link

denverpost Monday, October 12, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Brandon Saad ) : “In Brandon we are acquiring a two-time Stanley Cup champion who brings veteran leadership and experience to our team. He is a proven goal scorer and at age 27, is in the prime of his career,” External link

koaa Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Brandon Saad ) : “In Brandon we are acquiring a two-time Stanley Cup champion who brings veteran leadership and experience to our team. He is a proven goal scorer and at age 27, is in the prime of his career,” External link

gazette Sunday, October 11, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Brandon Saad ) : “In Brandon we are acquiring a two-time Stanley Cup champion who brings veteran leadership and experience to our team. He is a proven goal scorer and at age 27, is in the prime of his career,” External link

usaToday Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “In Brandon we are acquiring a two-time Stanley Cup champion who brings veteran leadership and experience to our team. He is a proven goal scorer and at age 27, is in the prime of his career,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Valeri played important minutes for us this season and had one of the best years of his career,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 11, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “They both had good years. Unfortunately, they both got hurt at the wrong time,” “But neither of those injuries are injuries you have to worry about. Train hard in the summer and make sure it doesn’t happen again. You can’t predict injuries, but no, they both had good stretches and we expect that next year” External link

denverpost Friday, September 11, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He was battling through his issues once he came in,” External link

denverpost Friday, September 11, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I’m staying out of that one,” “It’s above my pay grade” External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We did a lot in the offseason, and this is a team that we really like and believe in,” External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re probably all in the same position where we all like our teams,” External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve got some high-end, top guys. And we’ve got a lot of depth here and a team that believes and has good chemistry,” “We had a lot of runs back then. You had your core guys. And the teams that won and had a chance to win were teams that believed and believed in each other. We have that now” External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic told : "We love the chemistry in our dressing room," External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic told : "We love the chemistry in our dressing room," External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I can speak on behalf of the players - Feb. 15 has been circled for a long time,” “We know there’s a lot of games before it, but it’s the one game every single player looks forward to” External link

gazette Friday, October 11, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Colorado College ) : “They don’t have to drive an hour and 15, hour and a half, to come see us play,” “It’s great for the entire state of Colorado to have an outdoor game here. We’re pretty lucky to work with the Air Force Academy...to make this happen” External link

gazette Friday, October 11, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "Its been circled for a long time," "There are games before it but it's the one game every player looks forward to and we're excited to put on a great show" External link

koaa Friday, October 11, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You drive down to Colorado Springs and you go right by the stadium; you see the Air Force Academy, and you know how special it is,” External link

denverpost Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Nathan MacKinnon ) : “Nathan just wants to win and obviously, the landscape is different than it was a few years ago,” External link

denverpost Sunday, September 29, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We want him here for training camp. No one needs the distraction, so hopefully we’re going to be in contact here shortly and get something done,” External link

denverpost Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Mikko Rantanen ) : “I don’t want to do bridge. I talked to Mikko and I’m certain he would prefer long-term as well,” “I didn’t call him about negotiations, but just to see how his summer was going and telling him we’re looking to do long-term. Not negotiating or anything. That’s for myself and Mike Luit. I just wanted to touch base with your player” External link

denverpost Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Samuel Girard ) : "Samuel has been one of our best all-around defensemen since joining the Avalanche," External link

wsau Wednesday, July 31, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Sit back and relax and wait for him to get back to me. Nothing urgent. Training camp’s not until Sept. 12 or 13,” “I think the more guys that get signed and you see the comparable numbers, the easier it’s going to get” External link

denverpost Saturday, July 20, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Calle is a young defenseman with upside who has played in the AHL and has also seen some NHL time over the last two years,” “With the arrival and emergence of (defensemen) Samuel Girard and Cale Makar, as well as the recent draft pick of Bowen Byram, we felt it was time to move in this direction with Tyson’s contract expiring next summer” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Calle is a young defenseman with upside who has played in the AHL and has also seen some NHL time over the last two years,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Calle is a young defenseman with upside who has played in the AHL and has also seen some NHL time over the last two years,” “With the arrival and emergence of (defencemen) Samuel Girard and Cale Makar, as well as the recent draft pick of Bowen Byram, we felt it was time to move in this direction with Tyson’s contract expiring next summer” External link

globalnews Tuesday, July 2, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think everybody knows that we were after (Panarin) for a whole week,” “He was the one guy to me that we thought was a great fit for our organization, what he can bring. We were right there until the end he was the one guy we were willing to wait on” External link

denverpost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We know we have cap space here in the next couple years where we could sign free agents to higher dollars, less term, but in two years we got our captain ( Gabe Landeskog ), Girard, Makar and our goalie, (Philipp) Grubauer, that’s going to come up,” “We weren’t going to do anything that was going to handcuff (us) from keeping all those guys” External link

denverpost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “But if it has to be short-term, it has to be short-term,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We want to make sure we have him signed,” “Don’t ask me the time-frame. There’s a lot of players in that same situation, a lot of great hockey players who are all coming up. We’ll just see how all the players and agents handle that” External link

denverpost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You’ve got to keep building and getting better,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Someone had to lose that series — unfortunately it was us,” “Our guys learned a lot in that series” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We want to make sure we have him signed,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ll be more aggressive this year with that, but if it doesn’t work out with the players we want to talk to, we’re not just going to go spend on anybody,” “We want the right players and the right fit” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He’s going to be an incredible player,” “There’s a lot of excitement about this team. We’ve got to keep building and try to get to the next level” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We saw the growth in the last couple years here,” “You see the Pepsi Center , the playoff atmosphere — the atmosphere all year. I think there’s a lot of excitement about this team and we have to keep building and try to get it to the next level” External link

denverpost Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program,” “We are excited to have him join our team” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

wsoctv Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

seattlepi Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

kiro7 Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

good4utah Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

fox13memphis Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We were looking at the big picture, but part of the picture is we'd like to make the playoffs," "This team deserves a chance for a little boost to try to help get there" External link

gazette Tuesday, February 26, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We were looking at the big picture, but part of the picture is we'd like to make the playoffs," "This team deserves a chance for a little boost to try to help get there" External link

wftv Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We were looking at the big picture, but part of the picture is we'd like to make the playoffs," "This team deserves a chance for a little boost to try to help get there" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "I believe in the guys in that dressing room, that we can right the ship," "I know they believe it. Right now, the confidence is a little low" External link

gazette Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I believe in the guys in that dressing room, that we can right the ship,” “I know they believe it. Right now, the confidence is a little low” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “For us, it’s got to make sense going forward,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Got to get them playing with a little more confidence,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “The problem is not coaching at all,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’d love to make the playoffs but you don’t want to slow down the building process. I will not give up top picks and top prospects because we’re going to need them,” “We’re in a salary-cap era and you’re going to need those players coming into your system. If there’s something that’s going to help us get us in the playoffs, we’ll do that, but it won’t be at the cost of some of our top prospects and high picks” External link

denverpost Saturday, February 9, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "If there's a player that can help us, that isn't going to include one of those (picks) or our top prospects, then we'll look at that," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “If there’s a player that can help us, that isn’t going to include one of those (picks) or our top prospects, then we’ll look at that,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “If there’s a player that can help us, that isn’t going to include one of those (picks) or our top prospects, then we’ll look at that,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think we’re doing a pretty good job with the puck, but defensively we’re taking too many chances, giving up too many quality chances and we’re not getting a big save,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We like our back end. We like our goaltending — we just got to get them playing with more confidence,” “If we can add some scoring, some depth scoring, that would be our priority” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve been talking with teams the better part of three, four weeks now. But what we’re not doing is moving our high picks and prospects,” “Right now, for any player you’re talking about — they’re looking at players we’re not willing to give up. But we got three weeks to go and we’ll see where we are at that time. There are things we’ll continue to look at — hockey trades — and see how we can get better” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “The problem is not coaching at all. We have good systems,” “The biggest thing for me is our play away from the puck” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “In the big picture, we’d love to make the playoffs,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We love what’s coming and what’s going on here,” “It’s a process, and we’re not going to deviate from that plan” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re trying to build this up and get younger and have our kids grow together,” “So that we, hopefully sooner than later, are competing for playoffs and Stanley Cups” External link

denverpost Monday, November 6, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I know he’s happy, he’s relieved,” “We feel like we did the best thing for us” External link

denverpost Monday, November 6, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Both sides agreed to a two-year deal and we just have to figure out the numbers,” “We’ve got our NHL comps that we’re going with and he’s got to make a decision at some point on what he wants to do” External link

denverpost Friday, August 18, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You’re not playing against NHL players, so I don’t know the allure for a guy who’s playing in the NHL,” “You’re not playing against the best. It would be a different tournament” External link

denverpost Friday, August 18, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I will be listening to offers. Right now it’s quiet on all fronts,” “But I’ll listen to offers on how we can get better. I’ll never name names but I’ll sit there and if something makes sense for the way we want to go, with our team, we’ll really look at that” External link

denverpost Friday, August 18, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I’d like to see them and then we’ll see how training camp goes. There’s a lot of things that can happen during training camp,” “Right now, everybody’s content. It’s August and I want to give these young guys a chance. Lindholm is going to be here, Mironov — who I really expect is going to be here and help us out — and Bigras, who unfortunately got hurt (last) year. But we thought he played well enough (in 2015-16) that he can go to the minors and play 25 minutes down there, and then if there’s an injury, boom, he comes up and he plays major minutes. We didn’t want him to be sitting out at that age. We needed him to play” External link

denverpost Friday, August 18, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “As soon as they’re done, he’ll have a contract offer,” “We hope to sign him. He’s had a tremendous year. Since the moment we drafted him, four years in college, he’s gotten better every year and he’s obviously hot, the Hobey Baker winner, and hopefully they can win the championship and we can sign him and have him be part of the organization” External link

denverpost Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “There have been a lot of conversations about a lot of different things,” “We’re in this position, so we’re certainly not going to be buyers at the deadline. We’re going to listen to offers for our (upcoming unrestricted free agents). That’s where we’re at. We want to start our rebuilding process and get younger. I’m not looking to do something big. If something happens, I will listen to get exactly what we want to help the team in the future, and we’ll certainly listen and think about it. But if not, I’m continuing to go into the summer and see how we can improve in the summer. There’s no real deadline that way. But we’ll look at all options to get better” External link

denverpost Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I expect him to be fully healthy next year,” “He’s had the probems with his groin the last couple of years, and this year, but he’s a worker, he cares, he’s a guy who puts a lot of pressure on that area the way he plays. We’re very confident by doing this procedure, he’s going to be back where he once was. I think it’s going to be a lot better mentally for him, that he’s not one push away from pulling his groin. I know that this year was a tough year for him mentally. In your head, it’s almost, ‘When’s the next time it’s going to pull?’ By doing this, we’re confident he’ll be back to 100 percent and have this behind him and he can just focus on playing” External link

denverpost Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Everybody’s disappointed, from myself, to ownership, coaches, to players, and I know he’s frustrated as well,” External link

denverpost Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We still had to come up with a deal,” External link

denverpost Friday, January 13, 2017 9:38:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “This year, but when we signed Tyson and Nathan, we got all our core signed and cost certainly going forward,” “We knew we’d be tight and we also know that we’re going to have a lot more room starting next year” External link

denverpost Sunday, January 8, 2017 11:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think in general, you can look up and down the lineup and nobody’s really had a great first half of the season,” “Hopefully we get that in the second half. There are a lot of guys that have struggled and it’s the whole group” External link

denverpost Sunday, January 8, 2017 11:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You know what? I like the system,” “And I think when the players are playing it and playing with that consistency and urgency, then we’re fine. And I think that’s how you have to play in today’s game. We’ve made errors you normally shouldn’t make and it’s come back and bitten us a little bit. Overall, I think the players are still adjusting and that’s a consistency type thing with the system. It’s not a hard system, but it’s still a work in progress” External link

denverpost Friday, December 2, 2016 8:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “The entire Avalanche organization is extremely saddened by this news,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 6, 2016 8:33:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “The entire Avalanche organization is extremely saddened by this news,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 6, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “They’re doing well. They’re playing really well and we want to keep them playing like that,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 6, 2016 1:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “It gives us flexibility over 30 days in case we want to see someone,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 6, 2016 1:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think they’re taking it upon themselves,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 16, 2016 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “It’s Stan and Josh’s team,” “I’m just the one that makes the decisions on coaching staff and players and all that. They’ve entrusted me to make those decisions. I’m in charge of those decisions and that was always the case. Obviously, Patrick had more involvement, especially early on, with decisions, free agency and players, but once the season started, he was in charge of coaching. I was doing the rest for the most part. Now Jared (Bednar) is here and so far the players have responded” External link

denverpost Friday, October 14, 2016 2:43:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Jared Bednar ) : “I like the way Jared plays and how we wants his teams to play,” “I think that’s a perfect fit, with our team and the way this game is going. The game is going faster and faster and up-tempo, and supporting the puck all over and being aggressive, and that’s how he likes to play. It’s a good fit” External link

denverpost Friday, October 14, 2016 2:43:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Jared Bednar ) : “You know what, I’m not going to go back into that,” “I know we did talk at the end of the year last year about changing different things, but really, it doesn’t matter now. I like what I’ve seen under Jared and I’m looking forward to going forward with this group” External link

denverpost Friday, October 14, 2016 2:43:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You like to win every game but it’s preseason. We’re not (celebrating),” External link

denverpost Thursday, October 6, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We looked at all different avenues to improve the club. At the end, we believe in this group,” External link

denverpost Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “No question, this is a great building. Great ice,” External link

denverpost Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve been doing this for 19 years, and it’s been great every year. Sold out again,” “We’re so thankful for all the sponsors and everybody who plays in the golf tournament and comes to the dinner to help support a great cause. The Food Bank does such a tremendous job in the community. We’re here to help feed gets and get them the nutrition to help them do well in school and sports” External link

denverpost Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We knew we didn’t have the luxury of interviewing 20 candidates, but we tried to put a good group of candidates together,” External link

japantimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “There were a lot of phone calls to different people that know him and coached against him,” External link

japantimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I put value in winning a championship,” “It’s hard to do that in any league” External link

japantimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We knew we didn't have the luxury of interviewing 20 candidates, but we tried to put a good group of candidates together," External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "There were a lot of phone calls to different people that know him and coached against him," External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "I put value in winning a championship," "It's hard to do that in any league" External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He’s a guy I trust,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:36:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We knew we were in a rush situation, but I wanted to do what I thought was the best thing for the franchise,” External link

japantimes Friday, August 26, 2016 12:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I know Jared is going to want get in and talk to our coaches first and we’ll see where that goes,” External link

denverpost Friday, August 26, 2016 6:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We knew we were in a rush situation, but I wanted to do what I thought was the best thing for the franchise,” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 4:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We knew we were in a rush situation, but I wanted to do what I thought was the best thing for the franchise,” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 3:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We knew we were in a rush situation, but I wanted to do what I thought was the best thing for the franchise," External link

mcclatchydc Friday, August 26, 2016 1:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "Even though we had to accelerate the process with training camp approaching, we feel we met some real strong candidates with a lot of potential to become head coaches in the NHL in the near future," External link

CBC Friday, August 26, 2016 12:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic déclaré : «La fiche de Jared à titre d'entraîneur-chef dans la Ligue américain parle de lui-même, et il est perçu comme l'un des meilleurs jeunes entraîneurs en chef dans notre sport» External link

lapresse-CA Thursday, August 25, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Even though we had to accelerate the process with training camp approaching, we feel we met some real strong candidates with a lot of potential to become head coaches in the NHL in the near future,” “I would like to thank the general managers who gave us permission to talk to key staff members at such a precarious time” External link

denverpost Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "Patrick informed me of his decision today," "We appreciate all he has done for our organization and wish him the best of luck in the future" External link

upi Friday, August 12, 2016 8:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic added : “We’re going to put a group of candidates together and then start the interview process,” “As you can probably all understand, this caught us all off guard. There’s no timetable. Obviously, we’d like to have it done before training camp. But we want to interview quite a few people and see who we all feel is the best fit” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 7:48:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve never had an issue with not getting along,” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 6:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Patrick Roy ) : “Patrick was consulted on everything. As I was getting comfortable in my role, I relied on him more and now as we built up our staff, with a staff we all really trust, especially in season, it allowed Patrick to keep his focus more on coaching” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 6:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Patrick Roy ) : "Patrick informed me of his decision today," "We appreciate all he has done for our organization and wish him the best of luck in the future" External link

afp-en Friday, August 12, 2016 4:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "I know we were on the same page. ... We were all on that same page" External link

daytondailynews Friday, August 12, 2016 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "The big thing when he talked to me today was last year was a tough year, he didn't have a lot of fun and we always said as long as we're enjoying what we're doing and having fun we'll keep doing it," "He said in the last three, four weeks he just really contemplated not coming back and not coaching and thought he made the right decision for himself. I totally respect him for that" External link

daytondailynews Friday, August 12, 2016 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We both respect each other really well. We’ve always been friends and we’ll always continue to be friends,” “He was contemplating this for a few weeks. It was tough on him, stressful and I know right now he’s very comfortable with his decision and probably relieved that it’s over for him. So I’m happy that he came to this decision for himself and he’s comfortable with it and ready to move on. I wish him the best” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He didn’t have a lot of fun last year,” “He came to this decision on his own” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “It definitely caught me off guard,” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We appreciate all he has done for our organization and wish him the best of luck in the future,” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 2:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “What we’re doing is allowing more ice time for these guys,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We presented a long-term proposal, and we’ll see where that goes,” “If not anywhere, he’s going to go to arbitration” External link

denverpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Nathan MacKinnon ) : “Now that the draft will be over, I’m sure we’ll sit down and try and do a long-term deal with Nathan — long- or short-term,” External link

denverpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We had a couple of D out there as well, but we went with the best player on our list,” “As we go later on in the draft, we’ll probably go more by position. But when you’re picking high, our philosophy is you always go with the best player” External link

denverpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re not going to be looking that day,” “As the summer goes on, we’ll see what good fits are. But on the July 1, don’t expect us to go after any big long-term deals. Within our own, we’re going to discuss what we have within, but outside on July 1 we’re not going to go after a big splash” External link

denverpost Friday, June 17, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We haven’t given up on him,” External link

denverpost Friday, June 17, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I don’t ever comment on rumors,” External link

denverpost Friday, June 17, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We think we’re going to get a good player at 10 and we’re going to go with the best player on our list,” “This year it’s forward-heavy” External link

denverpost Friday, June 17, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT



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Jared Bednar said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I know Joe has a plan for Bo and right now it’s to get him through the protocol for COVID and get him skating and bring him up to speed with us … Whether that’s on the main roster or taxi squad, I don’t see a big difference for us,” “Our guys are all skating and practicing together, except for game-day mornings, and all those guys are available to us whenever we want. So I’m not sure there is a big difference there” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Jared Bednar said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “We have conversations about our team, where we’re at, what we may need and not need,” “But that’s not my job. I coach the players we have and ( Joe Sakic ) manages our team. That’s the way I like it” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mike Johnson said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “Joe recognized that they needed more support, whether the MGM line played together or whether they broke them apart,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Gabriel Landeskog said ( about Joe Sakic ) : "Joe said it fairly early on in the offseason process that we're going to be smart but aggressive," "That's what we were. We went out and got some really good pieces" External link

eagletribune Monday, September 23, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Gabriel Landeskog said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “Joe said it fairly early on in the offseason process that we’re going to be smart but aggressive,” “That’s what we were. We went out and got some really good pieces” External link

ChinaPost Monday, September 23, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Troy Terry said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “The Avalanche were the reason I got into hockey. I was instantly drawn to it,” “My parents used to pick up the programs at the game and they’d cover up the names, and I would be able to go through and say who each guy was and where he was from. And then I was lucky enough to play with Joe Sakic’s son, Mitchell, when I was young. It was during the lockout year. Joe really didn’t have a lot to do that year, so he was around a lot. I was shooting on him in the driveway one time. It was just cool to be around him. He’s the reason I’ve worn 19 (most) of my career” External link

denverpost Saturday, March 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Eric Johnson said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “We’re a good tandem as far as bouncing ideas off each other in things we think could help the team,” “He can’t do it all by himself. He truly needs support in that role and that was some of the conversations I had with Joe (Sakic) over the summer, in supporting Gabe better and becoming a better leader. It’s still early but I like the way things are going” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 17, 2017 2:38:00 AM EAT

Pierre Dorion said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I’ve talked to (Sakic), as I’ve talked a lot of my other counterparts, and maybe some names aren’t out there,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, February 14, 2017 5:59:00 PM EAT

Cody McLeod said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “Joe Sakic is a great guy, a great person,” External link

denverpost Sunday, January 15, 2017 5:10:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I know the Kroenkes are committed to excellence to this franchise and I know Joe is working very hard to make sure that this team is built the right way for the long haul,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:01:00 AM EAT

Tyson Barrie said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I’ve had a lot of good conversations with Joe, and we’ve had some sticking points,” “We’ve had a lot of honest conversations, and I’m comfortable with where we’re at. I think it’s going to be a good, healthy relationship moving forward” External link

denverpost Monday, August 1, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

Tyson Barrie said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I’ve had a lot of good conversations with Joe, and we’ve had some sticking points,” “We’ve had a lot of honest conversations, and I’m comfortable with where we’re at. I think it’s going to be a good, healthy relationship moving forward” External link

denverpost Monday, August 1, 2016 1:20:00 AM EAT

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Joe Sakic said : “We expect to compete for the Stanley Cup. At the end of the year, we want to hoist that over our heads,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He was such a special person, special to our organization,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We feel we have as good a shot as anybody else in the league,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We really believe we have two really good goalies,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Patrick Roy ) : “Patrick Roy. One of the best ever. In my mind, the best to ever play that position. So we were spoiled,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Listen, they both got hurt last year,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Pierre Lacroix ) : “You want to know you have the ability to try to win the Cup. That’s every player’s ultimate dream,” “Pierre did that for years. Time in and time out. He always tried to find moves to help the team and get us over the top” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic added : “Once (Byram) gets a few skates, and when the coaches feel he’s ready to play, he’ll get the opportunity. But we’re really happy with his development” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think it’s exciting pressure,” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We know it’s going to be tough,” “There’s a lot of teams that have the same goal here and a lot of parity in the league, but we feel, and more importantly the players feel, that we have as good a chance as anybody else and that’s a good expectation and I like to hear that from them” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I would say the one thing everybody knew about Pierre, is you never knew what he was doing. He kept things close to the vest,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He was such a special person,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “When I do get on the ice, I realize it’s a good thing I left when I did,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve seen enough of Conor. We know he could maybe, possibly, take the next step (and) Byram, we’re going to give every opportunity,” “But also knowing we don’t want to put a lot of pressure on them … We want them to come in slowly and at their own pace” External link

denverpost Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Tyson Jost ) : “Tyson is a strong two-way player who has NHL experience at a young age and continues to grow his game,” External link

gazette Monday, October 19, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Hunter provides depth and upside at the goaltending position,” External link

gazette Monday, October 19, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Tyson Jost ) : “Tyson is a strong two-way player who has NHL experience at a young age and continues to grow his game,” External link

usaToday Monday, October 19, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Hunter provides depth and upside at the goaltending position,” External link

usaToday Monday, October 19, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We were looking for a second-line player (and) maybe a top-four D-man,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We have a lot of great shooters, perimeter shooters, but he’ll be good in the front of the net, getting those dirty goals,” “We just think he’s a versatile player. Can play anywhere in the lineup and we think it’s going to be a great addition” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We know it’s going to be flat for the next couple years so it does make it more difficult,” “You just have to be really careful looking into the future. We know the contracts we have coming up next year. Whatever we were going to do this year we wanted to make sure we keep our flexibility to sign the guys that we needed to sign from our own group, and then once we know the numbers there, then you can kind of put in the pieces” External link

denverpost Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You’ve got to be really careful looking into the future,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We think he’s going to be a great fit,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’d like to have something done during the year,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Whatever we do this year, we wanted to make sure we were going to keep our flexibility to sign the guys we needed to sign from our own group,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re always looking to improve. That’s never going to stop,” External link

gazette Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You’ve got to be really careful looking into the future,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We think he’s going to be a great fit,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’d like to have something done during the year,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Whatever we do this year, we wanted to make sure we were going to keep our flexibility to sign the guys we needed to sign from our own group,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re always looking to improve. That’s never going to stop,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Ryan’s a big guy. He’s a defender. We feel with him, Erik Johnson, Ian Cole — they give us a physical presence,” External link

denverpost Monday, October 12, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Ryan’s a big guy. He’s a defender. We feel with him, Erik Johnson, Ian Cole — they give us a physical presence,” External link

denverpost Monday, October 12, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Brandon Saad ) : “In Brandon we are acquiring a two-time Stanley Cup champion who brings veteran leadership and experience to our team. He is a proven goal scorer and at age 27, is in the prime of his career,” External link

koaa Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Brandon Saad ) : “In Brandon we are acquiring a two-time Stanley Cup champion who brings veteran leadership and experience to our team. He is a proven goal scorer and at age 27, is in the prime of his career,” External link

gazette Sunday, October 11, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Brandon Saad ) : “In Brandon we are acquiring a two-time Stanley Cup champion who brings veteran leadership and experience to our team. He is a proven goal scorer and at age 27, is in the prime of his career,” External link

usaToday Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “In Brandon we are acquiring a two-time Stanley Cup champion who brings veteran leadership and experience to our team. He is a proven goal scorer and at age 27, is in the prime of his career,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Valeri played important minutes for us this season and had one of the best years of his career,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 11, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “They both had good years. Unfortunately, they both got hurt at the wrong time,” “But neither of those injuries are injuries you have to worry about. Train hard in the summer and make sure it doesn’t happen again. You can’t predict injuries, but no, they both had good stretches and we expect that next year” External link

denverpost Friday, September 11, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He was battling through his issues once he came in,” External link

denverpost Friday, September 11, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I’m staying out of that one,” “It’s above my pay grade” External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We did a lot in the offseason, and this is a team that we really like and believe in,” External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re probably all in the same position where we all like our teams,” External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve got some high-end, top guys. And we’ve got a lot of depth here and a team that believes and has good chemistry,” “We had a lot of runs back then. You had your core guys. And the teams that won and had a chance to win were teams that believed and believed in each other. We have that now” External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic told : "We love the chemistry in our dressing room," External link

gazette Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic told : "We love the chemistry in our dressing room," External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I can speak on behalf of the players - Feb. 15 has been circled for a long time,” “We know there’s a lot of games before it, but it’s the one game every single player looks forward to” External link

gazette Friday, October 11, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Colorado College ) : “They don’t have to drive an hour and 15, hour and a half, to come see us play,” “It’s great for the entire state of Colorado to have an outdoor game here. We’re pretty lucky to work with the Air Force Academy...to make this happen” External link

gazette Friday, October 11, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "Its been circled for a long time," "There are games before it but it's the one game every player looks forward to and we're excited to put on a great show" External link

koaa Friday, October 11, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You drive down to Colorado Springs and you go right by the stadium; you see the Air Force Academy, and you know how special it is,” External link

denverpost Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Nathan MacKinnon ) : “Nathan just wants to win and obviously, the landscape is different than it was a few years ago,” External link

denverpost Sunday, September 29, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We want him here for training camp. No one needs the distraction, so hopefully we’re going to be in contact here shortly and get something done,” External link

denverpost Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Mikko Rantanen ) : “I don’t want to do bridge. I talked to Mikko and I’m certain he would prefer long-term as well,” “I didn’t call him about negotiations, but just to see how his summer was going and telling him we’re looking to do long-term. Not negotiating or anything. That’s for myself and Mike Luit. I just wanted to touch base with your player” External link

denverpost Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Samuel Girard ) : "Samuel has been one of our best all-around defensemen since joining the Avalanche," External link

wsau Wednesday, July 31, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Sit back and relax and wait for him to get back to me. Nothing urgent. Training camp’s not until Sept. 12 or 13,” “I think the more guys that get signed and you see the comparable numbers, the easier it’s going to get” External link

denverpost Saturday, July 20, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Calle is a young defenseman with upside who has played in the AHL and has also seen some NHL time over the last two years,” “With the arrival and emergence of (defensemen) Samuel Girard and Cale Makar, as well as the recent draft pick of Bowen Byram, we felt it was time to move in this direction with Tyson’s contract expiring next summer” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Calle is a young defenseman with upside who has played in the AHL and has also seen some NHL time over the last two years,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Calle is a young defenseman with upside who has played in the AHL and has also seen some NHL time over the last two years,” “With the arrival and emergence of (defencemen) Samuel Girard and Cale Makar, as well as the recent draft pick of Bowen Byram, we felt it was time to move in this direction with Tyson’s contract expiring next summer” External link

globalnews Tuesday, July 2, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think everybody knows that we were after (Panarin) for a whole week,” “He was the one guy to me that we thought was a great fit for our organization, what he can bring. We were right there until the end he was the one guy we were willing to wait on” External link

denverpost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We know we have cap space here in the next couple years where we could sign free agents to higher dollars, less term, but in two years we got our captain ( Gabe Landeskog ), Girard, Makar and our goalie, (Philipp) Grubauer, that’s going to come up,” “We weren’t going to do anything that was going to handcuff (us) from keeping all those guys” External link

denverpost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “But if it has to be short-term, it has to be short-term,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We want to make sure we have him signed,” “Don’t ask me the time-frame. There’s a lot of players in that same situation, a lot of great hockey players who are all coming up. We’ll just see how all the players and agents handle that” External link

denverpost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You’ve got to keep building and getting better,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Someone had to lose that series — unfortunately it was us,” “Our guys learned a lot in that series” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We want to make sure we have him signed,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ll be more aggressive this year with that, but if it doesn’t work out with the players we want to talk to, we’re not just going to go spend on anybody,” “We want the right players and the right fit” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He’s going to be an incredible player,” “There’s a lot of excitement about this team. We’ve got to keep building and try to get to the next level” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We saw the growth in the last couple years here,” “You see the Pepsi Center , the playoff atmosphere — the atmosphere all year. I think there’s a lot of excitement about this team and we have to keep building and try to get it to the next level” External link

denverpost Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program,” “We are excited to have him join our team” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

wsoctv Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

seattlepi Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

kiro7 Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

good4utah Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program," "We are excited to have him join our team" External link

fox13memphis Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He is a game-changing type of player who made a lasting impact on the UMass hockey program,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We were looking at the big picture, but part of the picture is we'd like to make the playoffs," "This team deserves a chance for a little boost to try to help get there" External link

gazette Tuesday, February 26, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We were looking at the big picture, but part of the picture is we'd like to make the playoffs," "This team deserves a chance for a little boost to try to help get there" External link

wftv Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We were looking at the big picture, but part of the picture is we'd like to make the playoffs," "This team deserves a chance for a little boost to try to help get there" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "I believe in the guys in that dressing room, that we can right the ship," "I know they believe it. Right now, the confidence is a little low" External link

gazette Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I believe in the guys in that dressing room, that we can right the ship,” “I know they believe it. Right now, the confidence is a little low” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “For us, it’s got to make sense going forward,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Got to get them playing with a little more confidence,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “The problem is not coaching at all,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’d love to make the playoffs but you don’t want to slow down the building process. I will not give up top picks and top prospects because we’re going to need them,” “We’re in a salary-cap era and you’re going to need those players coming into your system. If there’s something that’s going to help us get us in the playoffs, we’ll do that, but it won’t be at the cost of some of our top prospects and high picks” External link

denverpost Saturday, February 9, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "If there's a player that can help us, that isn't going to include one of those (picks) or our top prospects, then we'll look at that," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “If there’s a player that can help us, that isn’t going to include one of those (picks) or our top prospects, then we’ll look at that,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “If there’s a player that can help us, that isn’t going to include one of those (picks) or our top prospects, then we’ll look at that,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think we’re doing a pretty good job with the puck, but defensively we’re taking too many chances, giving up too many quality chances and we’re not getting a big save,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We like our back end. We like our goaltending — we just got to get them playing with more confidence,” “If we can add some scoring, some depth scoring, that would be our priority” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve been talking with teams the better part of three, four weeks now. But what we’re not doing is moving our high picks and prospects,” “Right now, for any player you’re talking about — they’re looking at players we’re not willing to give up. But we got three weeks to go and we’ll see where we are at that time. There are things we’ll continue to look at — hockey trades — and see how we can get better” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “The problem is not coaching at all. We have good systems,” “The biggest thing for me is our play away from the puck” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “In the big picture, we’d love to make the playoffs,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We love what’s coming and what’s going on here,” “It’s a process, and we’re not going to deviate from that plan” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re trying to build this up and get younger and have our kids grow together,” “So that we, hopefully sooner than later, are competing for playoffs and Stanley Cups” External link

denverpost Monday, November 6, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I know he’s happy, he’s relieved,” “We feel like we did the best thing for us” External link

denverpost Monday, November 6, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Both sides agreed to a two-year deal and we just have to figure out the numbers,” “We’ve got our NHL comps that we’re going with and he’s got to make a decision at some point on what he wants to do” External link

denverpost Friday, August 18, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You’re not playing against NHL players, so I don’t know the allure for a guy who’s playing in the NHL,” “You’re not playing against the best. It would be a different tournament” External link

denverpost Friday, August 18, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I will be listening to offers. Right now it’s quiet on all fronts,” “But I’ll listen to offers on how we can get better. I’ll never name names but I’ll sit there and if something makes sense for the way we want to go, with our team, we’ll really look at that” External link

denverpost Friday, August 18, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I’d like to see them and then we’ll see how training camp goes. There’s a lot of things that can happen during training camp,” “Right now, everybody’s content. It’s August and I want to give these young guys a chance. Lindholm is going to be here, Mironov — who I really expect is going to be here and help us out — and Bigras, who unfortunately got hurt (last) year. But we thought he played well enough (in 2015-16) that he can go to the minors and play 25 minutes down there, and then if there’s an injury, boom, he comes up and he plays major minutes. We didn’t want him to be sitting out at that age. We needed him to play” External link

denverpost Friday, August 18, 2017 12:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “As soon as they’re done, he’ll have a contract offer,” “We hope to sign him. He’s had a tremendous year. Since the moment we drafted him, four years in college, he’s gotten better every year and he’s obviously hot, the Hobey Baker winner, and hopefully they can win the championship and we can sign him and have him be part of the organization” External link

denverpost Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “There have been a lot of conversations about a lot of different things,” “We’re in this position, so we’re certainly not going to be buyers at the deadline. We’re going to listen to offers for our (upcoming unrestricted free agents). That’s where we’re at. We want to start our rebuilding process and get younger. I’m not looking to do something big. If something happens, I will listen to get exactly what we want to help the team in the future, and we’ll certainly listen and think about it. But if not, I’m continuing to go into the summer and see how we can improve in the summer. There’s no real deadline that way. But we’ll look at all options to get better” External link

denverpost Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I expect him to be fully healthy next year,” “He’s had the probems with his groin the last couple of years, and this year, but he’s a worker, he cares, he’s a guy who puts a lot of pressure on that area the way he plays. We’re very confident by doing this procedure, he’s going to be back where he once was. I think it’s going to be a lot better mentally for him, that he’s not one push away from pulling his groin. I know that this year was a tough year for him mentally. In your head, it’s almost, ‘When’s the next time it’s going to pull?’ By doing this, we’re confident he’ll be back to 100 percent and have this behind him and he can just focus on playing” External link

denverpost Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Everybody’s disappointed, from myself, to ownership, coaches, to players, and I know he’s frustrated as well,” External link

denverpost Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We still had to come up with a deal,” External link

denverpost Friday, January 13, 2017 9:38:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “This year, but when we signed Tyson and Nathan, we got all our core signed and cost certainly going forward,” “We knew we’d be tight and we also know that we’re going to have a lot more room starting next year” External link

denverpost Sunday, January 8, 2017 11:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think in general, you can look up and down the lineup and nobody’s really had a great first half of the season,” “Hopefully we get that in the second half. There are a lot of guys that have struggled and it’s the whole group” External link

denverpost Sunday, January 8, 2017 11:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You know what? I like the system,” “And I think when the players are playing it and playing with that consistency and urgency, then we’re fine. And I think that’s how you have to play in today’s game. We’ve made errors you normally shouldn’t make and it’s come back and bitten us a little bit. Overall, I think the players are still adjusting and that’s a consistency type thing with the system. It’s not a hard system, but it’s still a work in progress” External link

denverpost Friday, December 2, 2016 8:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “The entire Avalanche organization is extremely saddened by this news,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 6, 2016 8:33:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “The entire Avalanche organization is extremely saddened by this news,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 6, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “They’re doing well. They’re playing really well and we want to keep them playing like that,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 6, 2016 1:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “It gives us flexibility over 30 days in case we want to see someone,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 6, 2016 1:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I think they’re taking it upon themselves,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 16, 2016 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “It’s Stan and Josh’s team,” “I’m just the one that makes the decisions on coaching staff and players and all that. They’ve entrusted me to make those decisions. I’m in charge of those decisions and that was always the case. Obviously, Patrick had more involvement, especially early on, with decisions, free agency and players, but once the season started, he was in charge of coaching. I was doing the rest for the most part. Now Jared (Bednar) is here and so far the players have responded” External link

denverpost Friday, October 14, 2016 2:43:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Jared Bednar ) : “I like the way Jared plays and how we wants his teams to play,” “I think that’s a perfect fit, with our team and the way this game is going. The game is going faster and faster and up-tempo, and supporting the puck all over and being aggressive, and that’s how he likes to play. It’s a good fit” External link

denverpost Friday, October 14, 2016 2:43:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Jared Bednar ) : “You know what, I’m not going to go back into that,” “I know we did talk at the end of the year last year about changing different things, but really, it doesn’t matter now. I like what I’ve seen under Jared and I’m looking forward to going forward with this group” External link

denverpost Friday, October 14, 2016 2:43:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “You like to win every game but it’s preseason. We’re not (celebrating),” External link

denverpost Thursday, October 6, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We looked at all different avenues to improve the club. At the end, we believe in this group,” External link

denverpost Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “No question, this is a great building. Great ice,” External link

denverpost Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve been doing this for 19 years, and it’s been great every year. Sold out again,” “We’re so thankful for all the sponsors and everybody who plays in the golf tournament and comes to the dinner to help support a great cause. The Food Bank does such a tremendous job in the community. We’re here to help feed gets and get them the nutrition to help them do well in school and sports” External link

denverpost Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We knew we didn’t have the luxury of interviewing 20 candidates, but we tried to put a good group of candidates together,” External link

japantimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “There were a lot of phone calls to different people that know him and coached against him,” External link

japantimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I put value in winning a championship,” “It’s hard to do that in any league” External link

japantimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We knew we didn't have the luxury of interviewing 20 candidates, but we tried to put a good group of candidates together," External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "There were a lot of phone calls to different people that know him and coached against him," External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "I put value in winning a championship," "It's hard to do that in any league" External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He’s a guy I trust,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:36:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We knew we were in a rush situation, but I wanted to do what I thought was the best thing for the franchise,” External link

japantimes Friday, August 26, 2016 12:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I know Jared is going to want get in and talk to our coaches first and we’ll see where that goes,” External link

denverpost Friday, August 26, 2016 6:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We knew we were in a rush situation, but I wanted to do what I thought was the best thing for the franchise,” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 4:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We knew we were in a rush situation, but I wanted to do what I thought was the best thing for the franchise,” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 3:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "We knew we were in a rush situation, but I wanted to do what I thought was the best thing for the franchise," External link

mcclatchydc Friday, August 26, 2016 1:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "Even though we had to accelerate the process with training camp approaching, we feel we met some real strong candidates with a lot of potential to become head coaches in the NHL in the near future," External link

CBC Friday, August 26, 2016 12:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic déclaré : «La fiche de Jared à titre d'entraîneur-chef dans la Ligue américain parle de lui-même, et il est perçu comme l'un des meilleurs jeunes entraîneurs en chef dans notre sport» External link

lapresse-CA Thursday, August 25, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “Even though we had to accelerate the process with training camp approaching, we feel we met some real strong candidates with a lot of potential to become head coaches in the NHL in the near future,” “I would like to thank the general managers who gave us permission to talk to key staff members at such a precarious time” External link

denverpost Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "Patrick informed me of his decision today," "We appreciate all he has done for our organization and wish him the best of luck in the future" External link

upi Friday, August 12, 2016 8:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic added : “We’re going to put a group of candidates together and then start the interview process,” “As you can probably all understand, this caught us all off guard. There’s no timetable. Obviously, we’d like to have it done before training camp. But we want to interview quite a few people and see who we all feel is the best fit” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 7:48:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’ve never had an issue with not getting along,” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 6:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Patrick Roy ) : “Patrick was consulted on everything. As I was getting comfortable in my role, I relied on him more and now as we built up our staff, with a staff we all really trust, especially in season, it allowed Patrick to keep his focus more on coaching” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 6:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Patrick Roy ) : "Patrick informed me of his decision today," "We appreciate all he has done for our organization and wish him the best of luck in the future" External link

afp-en Friday, August 12, 2016 4:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "I know we were on the same page. ... We were all on that same page" External link

daytondailynews Friday, August 12, 2016 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : "The big thing when he talked to me today was last year was a tough year, he didn't have a lot of fun and we always said as long as we're enjoying what we're doing and having fun we'll keep doing it," "He said in the last three, four weeks he just really contemplated not coming back and not coaching and thought he made the right decision for himself. I totally respect him for that" External link

daytondailynews Friday, August 12, 2016 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We both respect each other really well. We’ve always been friends and we’ll always continue to be friends,” “He was contemplating this for a few weeks. It was tough on him, stressful and I know right now he’s very comfortable with his decision and probably relieved that it’s over for him. So I’m happy that he came to this decision for himself and he’s comfortable with it and ready to move on. I wish him the best” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “He didn’t have a lot of fun last year,” “He came to this decision on his own” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “It definitely caught me off guard,” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We appreciate all he has done for our organization and wish him the best of luck in the future,” External link

denverpost Friday, August 12, 2016 2:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “What we’re doing is allowing more ice time for these guys,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We presented a long-term proposal, and we’ll see where that goes,” “If not anywhere, he’s going to go to arbitration” External link

denverpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said ( about Nathan MacKinnon ) : “Now that the draft will be over, I’m sure we’ll sit down and try and do a long-term deal with Nathan — long- or short-term,” External link

denverpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We had a couple of D out there as well, but we went with the best player on our list,” “As we go later on in the draft, we’ll probably go more by position. But when you’re picking high, our philosophy is you always go with the best player” External link

denverpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We’re not going to be looking that day,” “As the summer goes on, we’ll see what good fits are. But on the July 1, don’t expect us to go after any big long-term deals. Within our own, we’re going to discuss what we have within, but outside on July 1 we’re not going to go after a big splash” External link

denverpost Friday, June 17, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We haven’t given up on him,” External link

denverpost Friday, June 17, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “I don’t ever comment on rumors,” External link

denverpost Friday, June 17, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Sakic said : “We think we’re going to get a good player at 10 and we’re going to go with the best player on our list,” “This year it’s forward-heavy” External link

denverpost Friday, June 17, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT



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Jared Bednar said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I know Joe has a plan for Bo and right now it’s to get him through the protocol for COVID and get him skating and bring him up to speed with us … Whether that’s on the main roster or taxi squad, I don’t see a big difference for us,” “Our guys are all skating and practicing together, except for game-day mornings, and all those guys are available to us whenever we want. So I’m not sure there is a big difference there” External link

denverpost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Jared Bednar said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “We have conversations about our team, where we’re at, what we may need and not need,” “But that’s not my job. I coach the players we have and ( Joe Sakic ) manages our team. That’s the way I like it” External link

denverpost Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mike Johnson said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “Joe recognized that they needed more support, whether the MGM line played together or whether they broke them apart,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Gabriel Landeskog said ( about Joe Sakic ) : "Joe said it fairly early on in the offseason process that we're going to be smart but aggressive," "That's what we were. We went out and got some really good pieces" External link

eagletribune Monday, September 23, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Gabriel Landeskog said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “Joe said it fairly early on in the offseason process that we’re going to be smart but aggressive,” “That’s what we were. We went out and got some really good pieces” External link

ChinaPost Monday, September 23, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Troy Terry said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “The Avalanche were the reason I got into hockey. I was instantly drawn to it,” “My parents used to pick up the programs at the game and they’d cover up the names, and I would be able to go through and say who each guy was and where he was from. And then I was lucky enough to play with Joe Sakic’s son, Mitchell, when I was young. It was during the lockout year. Joe really didn’t have a lot to do that year, so he was around a lot. I was shooting on him in the driveway one time. It was just cool to be around him. He’s the reason I’ve worn 19 (most) of my career” External link

denverpost Saturday, March 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Eric Johnson said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “We’re a good tandem as far as bouncing ideas off each other in things we think could help the team,” “He can’t do it all by himself. He truly needs support in that role and that was some of the conversations I had with Joe (Sakic) over the summer, in supporting Gabe better and becoming a better leader. It’s still early but I like the way things are going” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 17, 2017 2:38:00 AM EAT

Pierre Dorion said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I’ve talked to (Sakic), as I’ve talked a lot of my other counterparts, and maybe some names aren’t out there,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, February 14, 2017 5:59:00 PM EAT

Cody McLeod said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “Joe Sakic is a great guy, a great person,” External link

denverpost Sunday, January 15, 2017 5:10:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I know the Kroenkes are committed to excellence to this franchise and I know Joe is working very hard to make sure that this team is built the right way for the long haul,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:01:00 AM EAT

Tyson Barrie said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I’ve had a lot of good conversations with Joe, and we’ve had some sticking points,” “We’ve had a lot of honest conversations, and I’m comfortable with where we’re at. I think it’s going to be a good, healthy relationship moving forward” External link

denverpost Monday, August 1, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

Tyson Barrie said ( about Joe Sakic ) : “I’ve had a lot of good conversations with Joe, and we’ve had some sticking points,” “We’ve had a lot of honest conversations, and I’m comfortable with where we’re at. I think it’s going to be a good, healthy relationship moving forward” External link

denverpost Monday, August 1, 2016 1:20:00 AM EAT