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As Roy finally comes home to Montreal, that 'one night' will be forgotten

Updated: November 25, 2008, 11:27 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

The exit was so dramatic, the wound so deep, it is still the No. 1 topic of conversation 13 years later.

Patrick Roy has had to diplomatically relive Dec. 2, 1995 with numerous media outlets, in both of Canada's official languages, in the week leading up to his jersey retirement in Montreal on Saturday night.

His message has been consistent.

"I think my career is more than just one night," Roy told ESPN.com in a phone interview.

Come Saturday ...

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