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Habs retire Roy's No. 33 10-plus years after trade to Colorado

Updated: November 24, 2008, 11:15 AM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Patrick Roy heard cheers again in Montreal, more than a decade after his bitter divorce from the Canadiens.

All the hard feelings were gone Saturday night, when the storied franchise retired the Hall of Fame goalie's famous No. 33.

"Tonight, I am coming home," Roy said to the raucous, sold-out crowd at the Bell Centre, when his number was raised to the rafters before Montreal played Boston.

Roy won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP twice with the Canadiens, ...

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