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Au revRoy

The Avs coach walks

IN FALL 2013, shortly into Patrick Roy's first season as coach of the Avalanche, SCORECARD debuted the Rage-o-meter to track the mood swings of the famously combustible former Canadiens and Avs Hall of Fame goalie. But after a few early blowups, Roy relaxed, and the Rage-o-meter sat in mothballs. But with Roy's unexpected resignation last week, we decided to dust it off for one last appearance. Roy's statement insisted he was saddened by his decision and remained grateful to the team, but a few blunt lines hinted at suppressed feelings. For example: Roy said that as the coach and VP of hockey operations, he felt he "must also have a say in the decisions that impact the team's performance. These conditions are not currently met." Colorado GM Joe Sakic said his former teammate was "consulted on everything" and denied any tension. Maybe, but that didn't stop Roy from choosing the full nuclear option.

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