The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League congratulates Patrick Roy on his
nomination as head-coach and Vice President of Hockey Operations of the
Roy spent the last eight seasons as head
coach and general manager of the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major
Junior Hockey League. He guided the Remparts to a 348-196 record (.640)
in 544 regular season games behind the bench, which included leading
Quebec to the 2006 Memorial Cup title as the Canadian Hockey League
"We are all very happy for Patrick Roy's nomination.
He was and remains an exemplary ambassador of the Quebec Major Junior
Hockey League. The Avalanche has made an excellent choice and we wish
him nothing but success."
Roy played three season (1982-83,
1983-84, 1984-85) in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the
Granby Bisons (159 games in regular season) and entered the professional
ranks with the Montreal Canadiens in 1985-86.
He had a dazzling
beginning and impressed all with his spectacular saves especially during
the playoffs. Roy won his first Stanley Cup in 1986.
He had an
impressive and brilliant 18 season career in the National Hockey League
and holds a significant number of regular season and playoff records.
Roy was inducted into the QMJHL Hall of Fame presented by RDS in 2004.
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