Patrick Roy bringing fire back to Avs

Updated: October 2, 2013, 3:46 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

DENVER -- Matt Duchene is telling us a story about growing up a Colorado Avalanche fan. Not just a fan, but the kind of follower who cannot bear the idea of his heroes failing, of Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy and Peter Forsberg losing a playoff series. The kind of fan who is heartsick with each loss and is filled with joy with each victory.

"Growing up, I can't even being to express how big of an Avs fan I was. One year, in 1999, they lost to Dallas in the conference finals and I wasn't ...

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