Head injury forces Adam Foote to leave
DENVER -- Defenseman Adam Foote has left the Colorado Avalanche's game against the San Jose Sharks with a head injury suffered during the first period.
The Avalanche say Foote will not return.
The 39-year-old team captain played nearly seven minutes in the opening period Thursday night.
Foote entered the game needing one point to become the top-scoring defenseman in franchise history. He's currently tied with Sandis Ozolinsh with 253 points.
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