The bestselling bio of Hall-of-Famer Patrick Roy-now in a highly anticipated English-language edition
Since it published in Canada in November 2007, Le Guerrier
became an instant hit, quickly selling out its first print run. For fans of Patrick Roy, the NHL''s legendary goaltender, the book provided the first truly intimate, no-holds-barred look at the early life and meteoric rise of their hero, told from a unique perspective: his father''s. Written by Michel Roy, himself an impassioned hockey fan, Patrick Roy: Winning, Nothing Else
offers keen insights on Patrick''s indomitable will to win, how he revolutionized goaltending and popularized the butterfly style, as well as his role models and inspiration, and his relationships with teachers, teammates, the media, hockey scouts and coaches, agents and players.
- Reveals what makes Patrick tick, taking us behind the scenes and into the family life of one of the greatest goaltenders of all time
- Offers a candid look at Patrick''s blunders, faults and difficulties, including the heartbreaking move from Montreal that nearly broke his spirit
While much has been written and said about Patrick Roy, this father''s look at his famous son offers fans everywhere an unusually in-depth and authoritative look at this complicated and driven athlete.