Who is Patrick Roy new New York Islanders head coach, bio, age, height, family, wife, coaching record, net worth

Who is Patrick Roy new New York Islanders head coach, bio, age, height, family, wife, coaching record, net worth

Here is all you need to know about Patrick Roy, Ice hockey coach including his age, career, record, coaching record and net worth 

On Saturday, the New York Islanders hired veteran NHL head coach and Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy in place of Lane Lambert, who was fired midway through his second season as head coach.

Who is Patrick Roy new New York Islanders head coach, bio, age, height, family, wife, daughter, coaching record, net worth

The Islanders are currently tied for fifth place in the Metropolitan Division with 19-15-11 (49 points), two points behind the Detroit Red Wings for the final Eastern Conference wild-card slot. Let us have a look at the New York Islanders’ new head coach.

Who is Patrick Roy?

Patrick Jacques Roy, a Canadian professional ice hockey coach, was born on October 5, 1965, in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. He was formerly employed as an executive and goaltender. The 58-year-old stands 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

A look at Patrick Roy’s career

The National Hockey League (NHL) saw Roy, nicknamed “Saint Patrick,” play for two teams: the Montreal Canadiens for eleven years and the Colorado Avalanche for eighteen. With two different teams, Roy won two Stanley Cups during his career.

Roy’s record read 551 victories, 315 defeats in normal, and 131 ties/losses in extra time. His save percentage was.910, his goals-against average was 2.54, and he recorded 66 shutouts. From 1984 until 1995, Roy played for the Montreal Canadiens. From 1995 to 2003, he was a member of the Colorado Avalanche.

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Apart from being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, he also has three Conn Smythe Trophies (1986, 1993, and 2001), four Stanley Cups (two with Montreal in 1986 and 1993 and two with Colorado in 1996 and 2001), and three Vezina Trophies (1989, 1990, and 1992).

Roy is largely renowned for having popularised the butterfly goaltender method, which has gone on to become the most common goaltending style in the world.

This is not the first time that Roy will be behind an NHL bench and the former goaltender was hired by the Avalanche as the team’s head coach and vice president of hockey operations in May of 2013.

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In total, Roy amassed a record of 139-92-24 with the Avalanche, making one playoff appearance.

Season Team Record Points Playoff Result
2013-14 Colorado Avalanche 52-22-8 112 Lost in First Round
2014-15 Colorado Avalanche 29-31-12 90 Missed playoffs
2015-16 Colorado Avalanche 39-39-4 82 Missed playoffs

In his two stints with Quebec, Roy finished with a record of 524-255-66, winning one QMJHL championship in 12 playoff appearances and winning two Memorial Cups.

Patrick Roy’s parents

Patrick Roy was welcomed by Barbara (Miller) and Michel Roy. He also has a brother who is younger than him named Stéphane.

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Patrick Roy is married to Michèle Piuze. The two welcomed three children named Jonathan, Frederick and Jana.

What is Patrick Roy’s net worth?

Patrick Roy’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $55,477,641 (US $102,357,432 in today’s dollars), ranking #181 in NHL / hockey career earnings

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