Patrick Roy’s Personal “Faults”, Were His Success

December 7th, 2009 by Bradley Karp Leave a reply »
Undoubtedly the best goaltender to ever wear the CH was on hand last night for the Canadiens centennial celebration.

It was something that no Canadiens fan could ever imagine seeing again, Patrick Roy suited up for a game wearing the CH. It may have also been something that many Canadiens fans would rather not have seen.

Since he was traded to the Colorado Avalanche in '95 there has been a skism between Montreal fans and Montrealers in general. The first half are the ones who would pretend that he never left, and talked about him as if he were going to start the next game.While the others felt that how he left the club was so disgusting and cowardly that he did not deserve to be recognized for any of the success he had with the club.

The knock on Roy has always been that he may have been a great hockey player, but he was a terrible person with anger problems, a short temper and no respect.

For all the trouble that these personal traits have landed him in, his fiery temper and personality are the reason's why he is the greatest goalie to ever play the game.

Patrick's determination to always be the best, no matter how good ...

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