• As the top ranked Quebec Major Junior Hockey League goalie prospect in 2008-09, Roy posted a 3.04 goals-against average and a .906 save-percentage in 54 games. His 35-13-0 record helped lead the Screaming Eagles to a second place finish in the Atlantic Division. He also led the league in shootout save-percentage, stopping all 14 shots he faced.
• He was selected to participate in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game and was Team Quebec’s Player of the Game in the 2008 Canada/Russia Challenge on Nov. 17.
• In his first season with Cape Breton in 2007-08, he won 27 games (27-15-0), setting a QMJHL record for wins by a 16-year-old rookie, surpassing the previous record of 23. He also recorded four shutouts to set the record for most shutouts in a season by a rookie goaltender.
• In his first month as a rookie, Roy went 167 minutes and 51 seconds without allowing a goal, placing him fourth on the QMJHL all-time shutout streak list. For his outstanding season he was named the 2007-08 Rookie of the Year as well as the Defensive Rookie of the Year.
• His childhood hockey idol was Martin Brodeur and he credits his parents for having had the most influence on his career.
• He played on his first hockey team in his home town of Causapscal, Quebec and began playing the game in his basement with his dad.
ROY LOOKS TO CARRY ON QUEBEC GOALIE TRADITION
Detroit Red Wings
“Pavel Datsyuk’s move.”
One Tree Hill
Home cooked meal:
Sport (other than hockey):
Activity away from the rink:
Friends, movies, restaurants
Place to visit:
Hockey Hall of Fame