Patrick was on top in his form for 18 seasons , projecting his butterfly style to fame and played an acclaimed game for National Hockey League. He won four Stanley Cups, three Vezina Trophies and three Smythe Trophies in his illustrious hockey career. Additionally he coached the Quebec Remparts to win a Memorial Cup in 2006.
The rift between Patrick Roy’s Colorado Avalanche and Osgood’s Detroit Red Wings reduced on April 1,1998 Despite winning all these awards there hangs a gloomy cloud over his head, a defeated personal married life.
During his illustrious past he has aggregated 1029 games, winning more than 50% of them. His remuneration was $850000 from Colorado Avalanche during 2002-03, net worth being $45million
Patrick Roy Marriage And Divorce
Personal and professional life go hand in hand in one’s life but this was not so in Roy’s life. He had a very contrasting life, success in his career and failure in his domestic life.
He could not salvage his marriage which was the biggest event in his life though he was a distinguished goalie in his days. He was a father of 2 sons. Roy took Mich’ele Piuze on June 1990 as his wife, became father of three sons Jonathan, Jana and Frederick but the marriage lasted for only thirteen years. He was adjudged a career recorder by a National Hockey League goalie, however few days after he was arrested in Greenwood Village Colo.,on October 22,2000 on the grounds of domestic violence charges when he opened his home wide to the police.
Mrs Roy was undeterred, but there was a fright in her as to what would be the outcome of her husband’s predicament, as there was heated exchange of words between them over their in-laws.
Mr Roy was accused of physically abusing his wife, the reason for him being taken into custody. There were fearsome quarrels between the couple, forcing Mrs Roy to call 911.He was released on $750 bail from the Arapahoe County jail, which he stated before the Judge Richard Jauch. All he wanted was a peaceful marital life.
MIch’ele Piuze said
While she was present at the time of the quarrel, she said
I cannot believe there will be a trial.
In February 1, 2001 there was again a torrid argument between the couple over the in-laws after Patrick Roy had been left free on February 1,2001. The judge is to have banished the case stating it did not equal the minimum standard required to be judged as misbehavioral criminal mischief during an act of domestic violence.
Following the incident, the couple went in for a divorce in 2003.Roy was the lead coach of Quebec Remparts, when his sons Jonathan and Frederick participated in this ice hockey team.
This story leads one to believe that one should not get too triumphant with professional success, for if it goes over one’s head, then there is ample scope for a tussle on the home front.