Avalanche signs D Foote to 1-year deal

Avalanche signs D Foote to 1-year deal

DENVER, May 25 (UPI) -- Colorado Avalanche defenseman and team captain Adam Foote has signed a one-year contract for next season, the team said Tuesday.

NHL: Colorado 4, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Andrew Raycroft blanked Washington over the final two periods Friday and his 28 saves carried Colorado to a surprising 4-1 win over the Capitals.

NHL: Chicago 4, Colorado 3

DENVER, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Dustin Byfuglien's second goal put Chicago in front with 6:09 to play Friday and the Blackhawks held on to defeat Colorado 4-3.

LA forward Zeiler suspended three games

TORONTO, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The National Hockey League suspended Los Angeles Kings forward John Zeiler for three games Monday for action during Saturday's loss to Colorado.

NHL: Minnesota 3, Colorado 1

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 17 (UPI) -- Brent Burns' goal and assist, and Niklas Backstrom's 29 saves Monday paced the Minnesota Wild's 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

NHL: Colorado 3, Calgary 2 (OT)

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Colorado Avalanche escaped Calgary with a 3-2 win Tuesday, thanks to Paul Stastny's power-play goal 3:02 into overtime.

NHL: Columbus 6, St. Louis 4

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Nikolai Zherdev scored twice in the third period Friday to help the Columbus Blue Jackets pull away for a 6-4 victory over St. Louis.

NHL: Columbus 4, Chicago 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Rick Nash, Jason Chimera and Sergei Fedorov had two-point games Wednesday as Columbus defeated Chicago 4-2.

NHL: Minnesota 3, Columbus 2

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Brett Burns scored the game-winning goal at 6:35 of the third period as Minnesota beat Columbus, 3-2.

NHL: Columbus 3, Detroit 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Columbus goaltender Freddy Norrena recorded 41 saves Friday night in helping the Blue Jackets to a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

NHL: Detroit 7, Columbus 4

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Daniel Cleary scored the game's first two goals Thursday night to help the Detroit Red Wings beat Columbus, 7-4.

NHL: Columbus 6, Ottawa 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Rick Nash and Dan Fritsche scored two goals each Sunday as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Ottawa, 6-2.

NHL: Columbus 5, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Sergei Fedorov had two goals and an assist Saturday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat St. Louis, 5-1.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Columbus 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 21 (UPI) -- Shane Doan, Mike Johnson and Steven Reinprecht each had a goal and an assist as the Phoenix Coyotes posted a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Fredrik Sjostrom and Mike Comrie also scored for the Coyotes, who have won three of their last four ga

NHL: Columbus 4, St. Louis 3 (SO)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Rick Nash scored the only shoot-out goal Friday night as Columbus handed the St. Louis Blues their ninth straight loss, 4-3.
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Adam Foote
NHL Vice President of Operations Jim Gregory (L) presents Colorado Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote with a Tiffany crystal to honor Foote for his 1000th game in the NHL during pre-game ceremonies at the Pepsi Center in Denver on October 16, 2008. Foote became the 40th player in NHL history to play in 1000 games. (UPI Photo/ Gary C. Caskey)

Adam David Vernon Foote (born July 10, 1971) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and captain of the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is best known for his physical presence and gritty play as a stay-at-home defenceman. Foote has a twin sister Kelly, who still resides in Whitby.

Foote was drafted out of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) 22nd overall in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft by the Quebec Nordiques. He began his NHL career with Quebec in 1991–92 before relocating with the franchise to Colorado, where he won two Stanley Cups in 1996 and 2001. In 2005, Foote signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets where he served as team captain for three seasons.

Internationally, Foote has won a gold medal in 2002 Winter Olympics and a World Cup championship in 2004 with Team Canada.

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