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Joe Sakic
Joe Sakic
Center
(SAK-ihk)
Number: 19
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 7, 1969
Birthplace: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Acquired: Quebec's second choice (first round, 15th overall) in 1987 Entry Draft
Drafted: QUE / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (15th overall)


2008-09 SEASON
- Appeared in only 15 games during his 20th NHL season.
- Missed 67 contests due to injury.
- Served as team captain for the 16th consecutive season (17th season overall).
- Had points in each of his first five games, his longest scoring streak to start a season since 1999-2000 (8 games).
- Missed six of seven games, Nov. 6-22, due to a back injury.
- Did not dress on Nov. 24 at Anaheim because of a tooth infection.
- Left after one shift on Nov. 28 at Phoenix (back) and missed the final 60 games of the season.
- Placed on IR, Dec. 3 (retro to Nov. 28).
- Underwent successful surgery for a herniated disc in his back on Jan. 7.
- Ranks eighth on the NHL's all-time scoring list with 1,641 career points.
- Is 11th all-time in assists (1016) and 14th in goals (625).
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