Video: Avs raise Foote’s 52 to rafters


The Colorado Avalanche are hoisting Adam Foote’s No. 52 jersey to rafters on Saturday night while Patrick Roy faces the Montreal Canadiens as an NHL head coach for the first time. Quite a night even before the puck drops.

(Max Pacioretty is also returning for Montreal.)

This post will be updated with video of the actual ceremony when/if it becomes available, but in the meantime, here’s a tribute video from the Avs:

The Avalanche Tweeted this photo of his jersey being retired: