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Adam Foote | Defenseman

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (46) / 7/10/1971
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 226
Drafted: 1989 / Rd. 2 (22) / Que

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Adam Foote is reportedly leaving his development role with the Colorado Avalanche, according to BSN Denver's Adrian Dater.
Foote has worked with the Avalanche as a defensive coach since retiring in 2011, but now he apparently wants to spend more time with his family. The former NHL defender's son, Callan, was chosen 14th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2017 draft. Callan's younger brother, Nolan, who plays left wing, will be eligible to be selected in 2019. Sat, Aug 12, 2017 06:01:00 PM

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Adam Foote will have his No. 52 jersey retired by the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, Nov. 2.

He played 17 of his 19 NHL seasons with the Avalanche/Nordiques and is the second-highest scoring defenseman in the franchise's history with 259 points in 967 games. Foote was also part of the team's Stanley Cup victories in 1996 and 2001.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 07:48:00 PM

Adam Foote will work with the Colorado Avalanche as a part-time coach next season.

He is expected to work with the defensemen, but he won't travel with the team. Foote spent the vast majority of his career playing for the Avalanche/Nordiques franchise, so his addition to the organization isn't surprising.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 11:59:00 AM

Adam Foote may return to the Colorado Avalanche soon but not in a major role.

Hockey reporter Adrian Dater of the Denver Post wrote that he's hearing this: "Adam Foote will be brought aboard as a part-time coach to work with defensemen. Foote doesn’t want to travel much at all, because he wants to still coach his youngest son on his local youth team." With Patrick Roy and Joe Sakic both taking on a lot of responsibility with Colorado, there's been speculation that Foote would want to get involved in the new hierarchy, as well.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Jun 1, 2013 04:22:00 AM

Adam Foote probably won't rejoin the Avalanche's organization in a major role next season.

With Patrick Roy and Joe Sakic both taking on a lot of responsibility with the Avalanche, it's natural to wonder if Foote might come back too. The former Avalanche captain is excited about Roy taking over as the team's bench boss, but Foote wants to focus on coaching his son. Consequently, Foote probably won't be one of Roy's assistant coaches, but he might help the Avalanche in some other capacity. Foote also thinks that the Avalanche still need to add a top-three blueliner to their core. Seth Jones seems like a logical fit, although Foote was hesitant to speculate about Jones specifically because Foote hasn't seen him play much.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, May 24, 2013 09:42:00 AM

Adam Foote was able to play in one last NHL game after missing roughly three weeks with a fractured ankle.

"It hurt at times, but when the adrenaline gets going. . . . It was fun," Foote said. "I was so glad I got to play one more." Foote had two hits, one blocked shot, and logged 15:21 minutes of playing time in his final NHL game. Foote has already announced his retirement and he is expected to coach the Colorado Thunderbirds' under-13 team next season. Foote had 66 goals, 308 points, and 1,534 penalty minutes in 1,154 career NHL games.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Apr 11, 2011 09:58:00 AM

Adam Foote (ankle) is questionable for the final game of his NHL career.

Foote announced his retirement on Friday. "I'm about 70 percent, and it's not good," Foote said. "It's fun and good that they're allowing me to play and say goodbye and have one last time at the Pepsi Center." We wish the 39-year-old veteran the best of luck in his future.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Apr 10, 2011 08:38:00 AM

Adam Foote has formally announced that he will retire at the end of the season.

"While we have two games left, I thought it was important to address everyone (and announce) that this would be my last season, and I want to thank the organization for allowing me to say goodbye in this unique way," Foote said. "At the start of the season I was never 100 percent certain that this would be my last (season), but after 20 years in the NHL, retirement was obviously a realistic possiblity, and discussing it with my family this year, we felt this was the right time to retire." Foote is suffering from an ankle injury, so he might not play in either of Colorado's final two games.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Apr 8, 2011 02:24:00 PM

Adam Foote has a press conference scheduled for Friday where it is expected he will announce his intentions to retire after this year.

He isn't with the team in Dallas for Thursday's contest due to injury, but he might be able to return before the end of the regular season. Foote has played in 1,153 career games, with the vast majority of them coming with the Nordiques/Avalanche franchise, and he has captured two Stanley Cups.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Apr 7, 2011 01:32:00 PM

Adam Foote (ankle) will not play in Colorado's games on Tuesday and Thursday.

"I'm going to try to play before the end of the year," Foote said. Other than the two games Foote has already been ruled out for, Colorado is also scheduled to play on Friday and Sunday before the season is over. Foote is expected to retire this summer.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Apr 4, 2011 03:22:00 PM

Adam Foote (ankle) missed his ninth straight game Sunday.

At this point, it is unlikely that Foote will return before the end of the season. Which is particularly unfortunate, because Foote is expected to retire this summer. He has reportedly agreed to coach the Colorado Thunderbirds' under-13 team next season. We'll keep you posted.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Apr 4, 2011 09:59:00 AM

Adam Foote (ankle) hasn't resumed practicing with the Colorado Avalanche.

There's just over a week remaining in the season, so it's entirely possible that Foote has already played in his last NHL game. Foote has reportedly agreed to coach the Colorado Thunderbirds' under-13 team next season, which means he'll probably announce his retirement this summer. We'll keep you posted.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Apr 1, 2011 12:35:00 PM

Adam Foote (ankle) will miss his fourth straight game on Thursday.

Just an FYI. Foote is nearing the end of his lengthy NHL career and has no fantasy value.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Mar 24, 2011 08:50:00 AM

Adam Foote (ankle) won't return Tuesday.

It will be the third straight game Foote has missed. He has no fantasy value this season.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Mar 22, 2011 10:03:00 AM

Veteran Adam Foote missed Thursday's contest against the Flames with an ankle injury.

Foote picked up the injury during Wednesday's game against Vancouver. He is likely to retire at the end of the season so these final 12 games will mean a lot to him. Foote has no fantasy value at age 39. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Mar 18, 2011 06:13:00 AM

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