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Report: Allaire to join Roy's staff as Avs goaltending coach

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TSN.ca Staff
6/4/2013 2:50:17 PM
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Patrick Roy will be bringing back a very familiar face when he returns to Denver next season as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche.

According to Renaud Lavoie of RDS, the team is set to hire Francois Allaire as goaltending coach. Allaire previously worked for three seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs as their goaltending consultant.

Prior to joining the Maple Leafs, Allaire spent 12 seasons with the Anaheim Ducks and 12 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens as goaltending consultant.
          
Allaire has worked extensively with goaltenders for over 20 years, helping develop players like Roy and Jean-Sebastien Giguere.

With Allaire, Giguere backstopped Anaheim to the 2007 Stanley Cup championship and won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the 2003 Playoff MVP.
          
In his tenure with the Canadiens, Allaire helped the club win the Stanley Cup in 1986 and 1993. During that period, Roy won two Conn Symthe Trophies, four William Jennings Trophies, three Vezina Trophies and was named to the league's end of season All-Star Team five times. Roy also appeared in six NHL All-Star Games in that span.

Francois Allaire and J-S Giguere (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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