Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 05/15/06 at 12:19 PM ET
In the first nine seasons the Avalanche played in Denver, Michel Goulet wore various hats. He was a director of player personnel, a director of player development and, for the first time this past season, the special assistant to the president. That president was, and is still is, Pierre Lacroix. On Friday, Lacroix gave up his other title, as Avalanche general manager. Goulet, the Hall of Fame forward whose No. 16 remains retired in the rafters of Le Colisée Pepsi in Quebec City after a great career with the Quebec Nordiques, appears to be a favorite to replace Lacroix as the general manager. Former Avs goalie Patrick Roy told Denver Post sports columnist Mark Kiszla on Saturday he believes Goulet will be named to succeed Lacroix.continued
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