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Sakic Not Part Of Avalanche Front Office. Yet.

Since Joe Sakic officially retired from hockey, many Avalanche fans have expected him to transition directly into the front office stage of his career. Many greats before him pursued executive positions, such as Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux. But Sakic has taken a different route to his retirement.

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I had such a fun year at home last year that I wanted to do it again. My kids are at a perfect age right now to be home, so I didn't want to be traveling too much right now.
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But even Super Joe doesn't expect his separation from hockey to last very long. He already has an "informal" role within the Colorado front office and has President Pierre Lacroix's ear. There's no question that he will soon become an integral part of the team that he carried to two Stanley Cups, but that time hasn't arrived.

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