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St. Patrick hailed as patron saint of stopping pucks

Originally Published: November 22, 2004
The Hockey News

No one should be considered the greatest at anything because of a wink. But that is not the reason why Patrick Roy is, and always will be, the greatest goaltender of all time.

But "the wink" tells as much of the story of Roy's greatness, his aura if you will, as the shiny numbers that will carry him into the Hall of Fame on the first ballot.

Late in overtime in Game 4 of the 1993 Stanley Cup final between the Montreal Canadiens and the Wayne Gretzky-led Los Angeles Kings, Roy was being ...

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