|(above) Jim Montgomery's first day on the job was Wednesday|
From: Denver Post
by Mike Chambers
Colorado's two newest hockey coaches were briefly teammates, but friends ever since.
Jim Montgomery made his debut with his hometown Montreal Canadiens in 1995, after being addressed in front of the team by star goaltender Patrick Roy, who by then had led the Canadiens to two Stanley Cups
" 'Go show everyone what's inside your heart tonight,' he told me, right in front of everyone," Montgomery said. "For the superstar of the Montreal Canadiens to say that to me, it was very motivating and something I will never forget."
Montgomery, 43, was hired by the University of Denver last month and Roy, 47, by the Avalanche last week [read entire article].