Colorado Avalanche head coach/vice president of hockey operations Patrick Roy has informed the organization that he has resigned from his duties, effective immediately.
Roy, 50, has spent the last three seasons in this role after being hired on May 23, 2013.
“Patrick informed me of his decision today,” said Avalanche executive vice president/general manager Joe Sakic. “We appreciate all he has done for our organization and wish him the best of luck in the future."
“We will begin the search for a new head coach immediately,” continued Sakic.