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Colorado Avalanche: Courting Patrick Roy Shameful; What of Granato?

Published by on June 1, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Tony Granato missed his chance. Timing is everything, you know.

Granato should have waited until it was confirmed that Patrick Roy had turned down the Colorado Avalanche's job offer—the job that Granato holds—and marched into the office of general manager Pierre Lacroix and delivered this open-ice hit:

"I quit."

Alas, that moment has passed.

What must have Granato been thinking, as the Avalanche publicly courted ex-goalie Roy to be their next coach?

Again, Granato still holds that job and had it while Roy took several days to mull over the Avs' offer.

What kind of thing is that?

You want Patty Roy as your new coach (as misguided as that is, but t...

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