Huffpost Sports

Patrick Roy Fined $10K For Outburst In Avalanche Coaching Debut

Posted: Updated:
Print
Getty
Getty

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Patrick Roy says he has been fined $10,000 by the NHL on Thursday for his emotional outburst the night before in his Colorado Avalanche coaching debut.

Soon after the final horn of a 6-1 win, Roy yelled at Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau and then pounded on the glass partition separating the two benches. Roy was livid over a late knee-to-knee hit on rookie Nathan MacKinnon.

Roy said he will "always defend my players."

The animated Hall of Fame goalie was far from pleased with Boudreau, who took exception to Roy talking to his players and referees. Roy said: "What Boudreau said was all lies. ... When you're lying, this is classless."

Captain Gabriel Landeskog missed practice Thursday with a leg injury. Roy said he's being examined by a doctor.

Also on HuffPost:

Close
Best 2013 Sports Photos
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Avs Win In Roy's Coaching Debut

Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy loses it during first game of NHL season

Patrick Roy fined $10000 for 'bush league' outburst

Avalanche beat Ducks in Patrick Roy's coaching debut

NHL Fines Avalanche Head Coach Patrick Roy $10000

Coach Patrick Roy is exactly what the Colorado Avalanche needed

Roy fined $10K, calls Boudreau 'classless'

 
From Our Partners