May 24, 2013
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Quebec Remparts co-owner, GM and coach Patrick Roy, who's also a Hall of Fame goalie, was hired Thursday to run the Colorado Avalanche bench. (QMI Agency file photo)
Avalanche makes splash by hiring Hall of Famer as coach
With apologies to NHL head coaching candidates Dallas Eakins, Alain Vigneault, Lindy Ruff and even Dave Tippett, it's unlikely that any of their potential hirings down the road will make a bigger splash than the one that took place in Denver on Thursday.
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