Sakic would have quit if Avalanche rushed his decision on this coming season

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.
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Doug Stolhand is one of the co-founders and co-hosts of the Puck Podcast and has been a member of the NHL media since the show's inception in 2006.