The Denver Post reported Monday night that Patrick Roy will be the next coach of the Colorado Avalanche, according to his younger brother, Stephane.
“They’re discussing the final details of an arrangement. Colorado is going to be very happy. Patrick is looking for a new challenge,” Stephane Roy told Adrian Dater of the Post.
Stephane Roy posted on his Facebook page Monday night, “For all my friends I’d like you to know before the official news spreads that my older brother will be the new coach of the Colorado Avalanch(sic).”
Stephane Roy told the Post: “People in Quebec will be sad again that my brother is leaving for Denver. But he has always loved Denver too, and wants the new challenge of going back to his old team.”
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