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Adam Foote

Adam Foote  #52

Defenseman
NUMBER: 52 BIRTHDATE: July 10, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: QUE / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (22nd overall)
- Will retire after this season.
- Left with a leg injury on March 16 at Vancouver, forcing him to miss the last 12 games.
- Serving as team captain for the second straight season.
- Is just the second captain in Avalanche history and only the ninth in the 30-year history of the franchise.
- Ranks fifth among active D in career games (1153).
- Has appeared in more regular season (966) and playoff games (170) than any other defenseman in franchise history.
- Missed 11 games due to a leg injury, Feb. 9 - March 1.
- Placed on IR, Feb. 16 (retro to Feb. 7) and activated on March 4.
- Left the Nov. 24th game at Vancouver due to a leg injury and missed three games, Nov. 25-30.
- Missed eight games from Oct. 23 to Nov. 12 due to a head injury.
- Placed on IR, Nov. 5 (retroactive to Oct. 21) and activated on Nov. 13.
- Did not dress on Oct. 16 at NY Islanders.
- Had a fighting major on Oct. 15 at New Jersey, his first fight since Dec. 27, 2007 at Nashville as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
 
OHL First All-Star Team (1991) Transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Missed majority of 2000-01 due to shoulder injury vs. Carolina, January 6, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, August 2, 2005. Traded to Colorado by Columbus for Colorado's 1st round choice (later traded to Philadelphia - Philadelphia selected Luca Sbisa) in 2008 Entry Draft and Colorado's 4th round choice (David Savard) in 2009 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008. Officially announced his retirement, April 8, 2011.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level