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About Patrick Roy
Considered to be one of ice hockey’s all-time greatest goaltenders, Canadian former hockey star Patrick Roy played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for almost 20 years (1984-2003).
He first played eleven seasons in the league for the Montreal Canadiens, which selected him in the 1984 NHL draft, and then eight seasons for the Colorado Avalanche team.
He later served as the latter team’s vice president of hockey operations and head coach. He also coached and managed the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team, Quebec Ramparts.
His younger brother, Stephane Roy also played in the NHL. He is also the father of ice hockey player Frederick Piuze-Roy, pop singer Jonathan Piuze-Roy and a third child named Jana. He was married to Michèle Piuze from 1990 to 2003.
He is an inductee of the Hockey Hall of Fame and the Colorado Hall of Fame.
He is the one who made the butterfly goaltending style popular.
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I adore this adventure, I adore working with youth. For me it's a daily challenge, working to help these youths realize their dreams.Patrick Roy
Patrick Roy's Popularity
Patrick Roy is a famous Canadian ice hockey player, who was born on October 5, 1965. As a person born on this date, Patrick Roy is listed in our database as the 76th most popular celebrity for the day (October 5) and the 265th most popular for the year (1965).
People born on October 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Patrick Roy is the 2340th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Patrick Roy's birthday, Patrick Roy is the 1009th most famous Canadian.
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