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10-22-2003, 05:31 PM
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Originally Posted by PrairieHabber
This post made me pull out my Forum book that I purchased when the Forum closed in '96. In the back of it there is a list of the all-time Habs players from 1909-1996 and the numbers they wore.

I have a question that I've been wondering about for years but it is kind of off topic but pertains to jersey numbers still...

I remember Joe Sakic wearing 88 in Quebec before Lindros was drafted by the Nordiques. Was Joe asked to change his number by the management because of Eric? What was the reason for his number change? Does anybody know?

To have this answered would be like lifting a 10 pound weight around my neck that I've been carrying around for 15 thanks in advance!

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