Avalanche promotes Sakic to president of hockey operations | Sports


DENVER, AP — The Stanley Cup-champion Colorado Avalanche have promoted Joe Sakic to president of hockey operations.

Sakic was the architect of a side that won its first title since 2001. The Hall of Fame striker turned front office manager was recently honored as General Manager of the Year.

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