|Francois Allaire was hired as goaltending coach for the Colorado Avalanche prior to the 2013-14 season. |
Allaire has spent 29 seasons coaching goaltenders in the NHL, including 12 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens (1984-85 to 1995-96), 12 with the Anaheim Ducks (1996-97 to 2008-09) and three with the Toronto Maple Leafs (2009-10 to 2011-12).
|A graduate of the University of Sherbrooke, Allaire has published four books on goaltending, pre-season physical preparation and sports psychology. In 2003, Allaire was named one of the "Top 100 People of Power and Influence" inside the hockey industry by The Hockey News.|