DENVER - The brother of Patrick Roy removed his Facebook post Tuesday. Monday night Stephane Roy said Patrick had agreed to be come the next head coach of the Colorado Avalanche. The Avs would not comment on the report Tueaday. Here is the original Facebook post from Stephane Roy:
Joe Sakic confirmed to Sports Radio Station 104.3 that Patrick was indeed a candidate for the job, but would not comment any further. Patrick Roy turned down the Avs head coaches job in 2009 for family reasons. Roy is part owner and head coach of the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League since 2005, compiling a 307-128-32 record, including a Memorial Cup championship.