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Is Patrick Roy the Answer? Oui et Non…

Ok, ok, ok…

So I know everybody in Montreal wants Mr. Cunneyworth out of the city faster than Usain Bolt sniffing Adderall off an Al Iafrate slap-shot…

But for real…

Dude’s gotta go.

That said…is Patrick Roy really the answer?

I mean, yeah…he is absolutely the greatest net-minder in Habs history. I mean…three Vezinas, 5 Jennings, a few Conn Smythes,…oh yeah…and like 4 Stanley Cups in his career.



Man of men.

But…is Patrick Roy still the answer?

Before we continue to anoint Saint Patrick into literal sainthood…let’s take a look at some clips of why we need to stay realistic. Do we really want Patrick Roy coaching the Montreal Canadiens? Here are some things to consider:

First, if he doesn’t fall on his face as a head coach, it could be because he already fell flat on his back:

A lot of fans are pumped on the idea of Roy being a good influence on Carey Price.

No doubt.

…as long as Carey doesn’t start doing shit like this:

Or this:

Or better yet:

Actually…he can do that. Carey, please do that to Zdeno Chara.

Oh wait…now that I think of it…Patrick Roy is pretty awesome, even when you try to make him out not to be. Case in point:

Unfortunately, I can’t see anything other than what ultimately happened to our Saint in the end…

But…fuck it (excuse my French)…he’s Patrick Roy…and he speaks French!!!

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Jumpin’ Joe Sizzle! It’s the Anger Management Duo!

How do you feel about naming co-head coaches next year, say Mario Tremblay and Patrick Roy?


I honestly have a sneaking suspicion this was sent in by Pierre Gauthier himself.

Co-head coaches don’t work, kinda like people having equal rights. It’s a great idea, but fails miserably when put into practice.

That said, if this is indeed Gauthier and you’re still GM next year, I say go for it. Can you imagine how entertaining the Anger Management Duo would be? It would be the most fun packed Montreal Canadiens season since the ’93 cup run. By a long shot. Let’s look into the crystal ball, shall we?

Here’s the Journal de Montreal Headline upon hiring:

And of course, their TVA reality show a few months later:

And finally, the Journal’s headline once they’re fired 6 months in:

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