Hawks’ Crawford became a goalie because of Patrick Roy

ShareChicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford grew up in Chateauguay, on the south shore of Montreal, as a huge Canadiens fan, idolizing Patrick Roy. In fact, Roy is the reason he became a goalie. “Patrick Roy is pretty much the reason why […]

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Avalanche makes it official with Roy

The Colorado Avalanche made it official on Tuesday afternoon, introducing Patrick Roy as their new head coach and vice-president of hockey operations during a news conference

Memorial Cup memories from Habs; Churla hired as chief amateur scout

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Tremblay and Roy haven’t spoken since trade to Colorado

Mario Tremblay isn’t expecting a call from Patrick Roy about a possible assistant-coaching job with the Colorado Avalanche. “I don’t think so,” Tremblay said with a big laugh