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Patrick Roy

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Avalanche Push Wild To Elimination Situation

Twice in the first five games, the Minnesota Wild have been less than 75 seconds away from a victory on the road that has been so rare in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs this year.

04/27/2014

Joey Hishon #38 of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck in his NHL debut against Jared Spurgeon #46 of the Minnesota Wild during the first period in Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 24, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 2-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Avs Try To Regroup After Wild Tie Series At 2

Patrick Roy has shown all sorts of patience with his youthful squad this season.

04/25/2014

Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche clears the puck away from Matt Cooke #24 and Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Suspended Cooke Apologizes For Kneeing Barrie

Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke apologized Thursday for the knee-to-knee hit on Tyson Barrie that sidelined the Colorado Avalanche defenseman for at least a month, saying he did not intend to injure him.

04/24/2014

Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche clears the puck away from Matt Cooke #24 and Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avalanche, Wild Brace For Absence Of Barrie, Cooke

Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has been summoned for a hearing at the NHL office in New York regarding his kneeing penalty that injured Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

04/22/2014

Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates his goal along with Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche against the Minnesota Wild to tie the score 1-1 in the first period of Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 19, 2014. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MacKinnon Helps Avs To Game 2 Win Over Wild

Nathan MacKinnon delivered another stellar performance for the Colorado Avalanche, scoring his first NHL postseason goal and dishing out three assists in a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.

04/20/2014

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Duchene Not Likely To Play In Wild Series

Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says he doesn’t expect leading scorer Matt Duchene to play in the first-round playoff series against Minnesota.

04/19/2014

Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck against Stephane Veilleux #19 of the Minnesota Wild in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 17, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Wild 5-4 in overtime to take a 1-0 game advantage in the series.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Erik Johnson Rescues Avs With Big Save Against Wild

Erik Johnson saved the night for Colorado with his quick feet and thinking.The defenseman raced from the blue line to the goal line and swatted away a puck shy of sliding in for a game-sealing, empty-net goal by Minnesota late in regulation.

04/18/2014

Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche scores a goal against Jonas Brodin #25 and goalie Ilya Bryzgalov #30 of the Minnesota Wild in the first period in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 17, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Stastny Leads Avs To 5-4 OT Win Over Wild

Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night.

04/17/2014

Semyon Varlamov #1 and Nick Holden #2 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrate after defeating the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on April 8, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Avalanche defeated the Oilers 4-1. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Roy, Avs Anxious To Open Playoffs Against Wild

Patrick Roy finished his Hall of Fame goaltending career in heartbreaking fashion as the Colorado Avalanche lost to Minnesota on an overtime goal in Game 7 of the 2003 postseason.

04/16/2014

Head coach Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Roy Makes All Right Moves In 1st Year Leading Avs

Patrick Roy’s fiery personality was on full display in the opening game when the Colorado coach got into a heated exchange with Anaheim, banging his hands again and again on the glass partition until it tilted.

04/15/2014

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