May 29, 2013

Colorado Avalanche Are Reportedly Open To Trading First Overall Pick

The Colorado Avalanche are open to trading the first overall pick, according to the Denver Post. “We have to make the best of that first pick. Maybe the best is to trade it. Maybe it’s to keep it. At the end, we’ll see what’s on the table,” new Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said. “Let’s say […]

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May 23, 2013

Colorado Avalanche Hire Patrick Roy As New Head Coach

The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday that Patrick Roy has reached an agreement in principle to be the team’s new coach and vice president of hockey operations. “This is a very exciting day for our fans and a significant moment in our organization’s history,” Avalanche president Josh Kroenke said in a statement issued by the team. “Patrick’s passion for the […]

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May 21, 2013

Patrick Roy Will Reportedly Be Named New Head Coach Of Colorado Avalanche

The Denver Post is reporting that the brother of Patrick Roy said that Roy will be named the new head coach of the Colorado Avalanche. Stephane Roy, the younger brother of Patrick, said: “They’re discussing the final details of an arrangement. Colorado is going to be very happy. Patrick is looking for a new challenge.” […]

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May 17, 2013

Colorado Avalanche May Hire Coach Without NHL Experience

Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports that new Colorado Avalanche hockey ops chief Joe Sakic may have had a change of heart about hiring a coach without NHL experience as reported yesterday. That would seem to put former Avs legend and current Quebec junior league bench boss Patrick Roy firmly back in contention for Joe Sacco’s old job. “Indications from the […]

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May 16, 2013

Colorado Avalanche Likely To Take Time Before Hiring Next Coach

Adrian Dater of the Denver Post strongly suggests it’s going to be a while before the Colorado Avalanche hires a new bench boss. Likely, as discussed before, because the club wants to have a shot at hiring the current head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes, Dave Tippett. “The Avs would like to see if Dave Tippett will be available. The Phoenix coach’s […]

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May 10, 2013

Quick Hits: Joe Sakic, Colorado Avalanche Head Coach, Dave Tippett

Look for Joe Sakic to fill a more significant front-office role with the Colorado Avalanche in the not-too-distant future. As relayed by the Denver Post, an NHL source says such a promotion is in the works. No word yet on the exact position, but Adrian Dater suggests a prominent gig on the hockey operations side feels about right. If not Patrick […]

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May 2, 2012

Marc Bergevin Tapped To Replace Pierre Gauthier As New Montreal Canadiens General Manager

Patrick Roy will not be the next General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens. According to Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune, Pierre Gauthier‘s old job will reportedly go to Marc Bergevin, recent assistant General Manager with the Chicago Blackhawks. The former Blackhawks defenseman joined the club’s front office seven years ago. Confirming Bergevin as the selected candidate, both Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger of TSN […]

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April 30, 2012

Montreal Canadiens Interview Pierre McGuire For Vacant General Manager Post

Francois Gagnon of La Presse reports that NBC commentator and former NHL on TSN analyst Pierre McGuire had an interview with the Montreal Canadiens for their vacant General Manager post. While it wasn’t known if the talks were done in person or over the phone or whether McGuire met with Canadiens owner/president Geoff Molson or adviser Serge […]

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April 26, 2012

Quick Hits: Patrick Roy, Nicholas Kerdiles, Under-18 Gold, Seth Jones

Joel Ward scored on a rebound 2:57 into overtime to give Washington a 2-1 victory and propel the Capitals past the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins in Game 7 of this Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series. Patrick Roy and Montreal Canadiens adviser Serge Savard spoke Wednesday   about Rpy’s plans for the future. “It was not a formal interview,” Savard told Renaud Lavoie of […]

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April 8, 2012

Pat Brisson ‘Not Interested’ In Montreal Canadiens General Manager Job

Player agent Pat Brisson was among the guys linked to the vacant Montreal Canadiens General Manager job, but he’s not interested. That’s what sources close to Brisson tell TrueHockey.com’s Andy Strickland. This is the second candidate to say they are not interested in the position, Vincent Damphousse recently said that he was not interested to the Canadiens owner […]

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