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Colorado defenseman Kurt Sauer recently participated in the Read Team program during a special webcast. Sauer read to a group of children and fielded questions on topics including the importance of reading, his favorite book growing up and what it's like playing for the Avalanche.
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About the Read Team Program Students who complete their reading goal will receive an incentive prize, and will have the opportunity to win game tickets, team merchandise, books or a player appearance!Teachers who sign up receive book marks, book logs and all materials necessary to participate in Read Team.Over 200 classrooms and well over 5,000 students annually participate in the program, reading over one million words.