October 12, 1998 | Tim Crothers
•Eric Messier or Wade Belak must step up to replace departed defenseman Uwe Krupp, or general manager Pierre Lacroix will he forced to make a deal.
March 05, 2001 | Kostya Kennedy
Another Bold StrokeFor the third straight year Pierre Lacroix put Colorado in position to win the Cup, this time by trading for Rob Blake
November 23, 1998 | Pierre McGuire
Oilers forward Bill Guerin (below), who led the NHL with 12 goals at week's end, is the perfect example of a talented player who excels when the restraints of a rigid system are taken off. The 28-year-old Guerin, who...
October 26, 1998 | Kostya Kennedy
PIERRE LACROIXAvalanche general managerSince winning the Cup in '96, talented Colorado has twice been K.O'd from the playoffs earlier than expected. In June, Lacroix replaced coach Marc Crawford with Bob Hartley, who...
February 27, 1995 | Michael Farber
Wendel Clark has brought far more than scoring to the newly potent Quebec Nordiques