Sakic: Avs' patience 'worked out perfect for me'
CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- If not for the patience of the Colorado Avalanche, Joe Sakic could have become the NHL's version of Brett Favre.
The Colorado captain said Tuesday he's thankful the Avalanche didn't press him for a decision on his future the way the Green Bay Packers did with their iconic quarterback, an approach that backfired this summer when Favre changed his mind about retirement and forced an ugly separation.
"After you see what happened to him, I'm actually real glad ...
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