Roy: More than a great goalie

Patrick Roy will go down as the greatest goalie in NHL history -- and one of its best leaders.

Updated: October 29, 2003, 7:51 PM ET
By Darren Pang | Special to ESPN.com

Patrick Roy's No. 33 will head to the rafters tonight against the Calgary Flames, the team he beat in 1986 for the first of his four Stanley cup championships. He would lift the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP that year, the youngest player to ever win this prestigious award. He would go on to win it twice more, ending his career as the trophy's only three-time winner.

Roy paved the way for young athletes to become goalies, especially in his native province of Quebec. Instead of kids ...

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