Wednesday, November 27, 2019

1998-99 Milan Hejduk Set 2 Rookie Season (MeiGray/Avalanche)

This is Milan Hejduk's rookie Set 2 game worn road sweater from the 1998-99 season.  "The Duke" played a majority of his rookie season on a line with Joe Sakic and Peter Forsberg.. Milan scored 14 goals, 34 assists totaling 48 points in his rookie campaign. Hejduk had a fabulous career with the Colorado Avalanche scoring 375 goals, 430 assists and 805 points and winning a Stanley Cup in 2001.  His number 23 was retired and is hanging from the rafters at the Pepsi Center.  

The sweater is manufactured by Starter in Berlin, Wisconsin and shows moderate game use with board burns, puck and stick marks and unrepaired holes. I am extremely happy to add this iconic Avalanche player's rookie jersey to my collection. 

 Set 2 written on the Starter Tag in collar and then Hejduk's sweater sizing below
 Photomatch of Hejduk wearing the sweater during the 1998-99 season.. Photomatched to the loose thread on the bottom of the Avs' crest

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