Quebec Remparts 10-3 since Roy became coach
QUEBEC CITY -- Patrick Roy is a four-time Stanley Cup champion, the NHL's career victories leader among goalies and a likely Hall of Famer. He's also showing he's not a bad head coach, either.
Roy's Quebec Remparts beat the P.E.I. Rocket 8-3 on Tuesday in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League to win their fifth in a row and improve to 10-3 since he took over the team.
Roy replaced Eric Lavigne, who was let go after the Remparts stumbled to a 1-4 start. With Roy at the helm, Quebec (11-7-0-0) has averaged 5.8 goals per game -- tops in the league during that span -- to move into fifth place in the Western Division.
Roy retired following the 2002-03 season, after going 35-15-13 with a 2.18 goals-against average for Colorado. He spent the first 11½ seasons of his NHL career with Montreal before he was traded to the Avalanche during the 1995-96 season.
He finished with a 551-315-131 career record and 2.54 GAA, and was the Vezina Trophy winner as the league's top goalie in 1989, '90 and '92. Roy won four Stanley Cups, two each with the Canadiens (1986, '93) and Avalanche (1996, 2001) and was the Conn Smythe Trophy winner as the MVP of the playoffs a record three times.
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