Hall of Fame NHL center who spent his entire career with the Colorado Avalanche, leading the team to two Stanley Cup Championships. He won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1996 and the Hart Memorial Trophy in 2001.
He was drafted by the Quebec Nordiques before they moved to Colorado, then quickly became the team captain.
He won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2002 Olympics.
His raised three children with his wife Debbie.
While still with Canada's WHL, he tied with Theoren Fleury for the league lead in points (160) during the 1987-88 season.