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Dater: Colorado Avalanche will name Patrick Roy their next coach

Mon dieu! Per the Denver Post's Adrian Dater:

Patrick Roy will be the next coach of the Avalanche, according to Roy's brother, Stephane.

"They're discussing the final details of an arrangement. Colorado is going to be very happy. Patrick is looking for a new challenge," said Stephane Roy, the younger brother of his famous sibling.

The Avalanche would not confirm a deal is in place. Patrick Roy could not be reached for comment, and neither could Avalanche vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic.

Stephane Roy, who played briefly in the NHL, posted on his Facebook page Monday night, "For all my friends I'd like you to know before the official news spreads that my older brother will be the new coach of the Colorado Avalanch(sic)."

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SYF's avatar

Yes!  I cannot wait for the first toaster he’s gonna toss onto the ice after slapping his wife around when Landeskog gets butthurt by the Mild and the B’Lose.

Posted by SYF from Alana Blanchard's Bikinis and Surfboards on 05/20/13 at 11:20 PM ET

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ha ha hahaha ha ha ha hahahhaha

Posted by akwingsfan on 05/21/13 at 12:09 AM ET

IwoCPO's avatar

Thank you baby Jesus.

Posted by IwoCPO from Sunny San Diego, bitches on 05/21/13 at 12:50 AM ET

SandysWingingit's avatar

Wow… just wow…

Posted by SandysWingingit on 05/21/13 at 01:48 AM ET

awould's avatar

In classic Roy class, his liddle brudder can’t help but spoil the Official news by blurting it on his Facebook page. What a jackass.

Posted by awould on 05/21/13 at 01:52 AM ET

w2j2's avatar

Roy will be more fun to watch than Tortorella!
cool grin

Posted by w2j2 on 05/21/13 at 05:45 AM ET

Primis's avatar

This is like Gretzky in PHX, only better and funnier.

Posted by Primis on 05/21/13 at 07:32 AM ET

redxblack's avatar

Nothing says composure, stability and poise like Patrick Roy. This will be great!

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 05/21/13 at 09:11 AM ET

Ass Moses's avatar

If Dickie Dunn wrote it it must be true.

Posted by Ass Moses on 05/21/13 at 10:22 AM ET

Norskirama's avatar

Avs will likely take Seth Jones with their first pick in the draft…I mean the kid is from the Denver area.  Too bad he won’t help them with Roy in the leadership role.  JMO

Posted by Norskirama from Lincoln, Nebraska on 05/21/13 at 05:26 PM ET

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