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Patrick Roy not afraid of bold moves

Updated: April 18, 2014, 11:10 PM ET
By Craig Custance | ESPN The Magazine

DENVER -- Avalanche coach Patrick Roy was once coaching a bantam team during a hockey tournament and his team was down a few goals when it got a 5-on-3 power play.

He saw a chance to change the complexion of the game, so he pulled his goalie. In the second period.

His team scored a couple of goals to make it interesting, but not enough to win that game. Another time as a junior coach, he said he pulled a goalie with 17 minutes remaining in the game.

If we think Game 1's daring ...

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