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Avalanche coach Patrick Roy fined $10,000

Thursday, 10.03.2013 / 4:44 PM / News

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Avalanche coach Patrick Roy fined $10,000
The National Hockey League has fined Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy $10,000 for his actions at the end of NHL Game No. 6 against the Anaheim Ducks in Denver on Wednesday, Oct. 2.

NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League has fined Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy $10,000 for his actions at the end of NHL Game No. 6 against the Anaheim Ducks in Denver on Wednesday, Oct. 2.

"Roy's actions at the conclusion of the game were irresponsible," said NHL Senior Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell. "One of the responsibilities of an NHL coach is to help defuse volatile situations on the bench."

The fine money goes to the NHL Foundation.

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