Patrick Roy

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Patrick Jacques Roy (French pronunciation: [ʁwa]; born October 5, 1965) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach, executive and former player who is the head coach for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). Roy previously served as head coach for the Colorado Avalanche of the NHL, as well as the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Roy has received more than 2,744,369 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Patrick Roy is the 16,565th most popular politician (down from 15,008th in 2019), the 581st most popular biography from Canada (down from 507th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Canadian Politician.

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  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among politicians, Patrick Roy ranks 16,565 out of 19,576Before him are George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland, Iñaki Azkuna, Charles Francis Adams Sr., John Delaney, Valery Bolotov, and Yawovi Agboyibo. After him are Mike Honda, Ljupčo Jordanovski, Miguel de San Román, Bob Kerrey, Maria do Carmo Silveira, and Ruhakana Rugunda.

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Among people born in 1965, Patrick Roy ranks 385Before him are Gavin Rossdale, Fei Junlong, Anatole Collinet Makosso, Oleg Kotov, Pascal Obispo, and Omid Djalili. After him are Igor Jijikine, Alva Noto, José Manuel Imbamba, Kiril Metkov, Fran Escribá, and Maurizio Fondriest.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Patrick Roy ranks 581 out of 1,622Before him are Claude Vivier (1948), Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin (1849), Daniel David Palmer (1845), William Diller Matthew (1871), Robert H. MacArthur (1930), and Angela Hewitt (1958). After him are Mackenzie Davis (1987), Ross Cuthbert (1892), Charles Coughlin (1891), Rob Pike (1956), Deryck Whibley (1980), and Estella Warren (1978).


Among politicians born in Canada, Patrick Roy ranks 51Before him are Scotty Bowman (1933), Jeanne Sauvé (1922), Nellie McClung (1873), Gus Dillon (1881), Jagmeet Singh (1979), and Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin (1849). After him are Charles Tupper (1821), Gilles Duceppe (1947), Stéphane Dion (1955), William Cockburn (1902), Norman Lane (1919), and Jean Charest (1958).