Sakic did things the right way

Updated: November 8, 2012, 2:48 PM ET
By Craig Custance | ESPN The Magazine

It's when he was at his best. Which is saying a lot.

In the winter of 2002, there wasn't a better hockey player in the world than Joe Sakic. He was coming off a season in which he scored what would be a career-high 54 goals and totaled 118 points, which would be the second highest of his 1,378-game career. The previous spring, he captained the Colorado Avalanche to their second Stanley Cup, scoring a playoff-best 13 goals in 21 games. That season he won the Hart, Lady Byng ...

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