François Allaire

Francois Allaire
Born (1959-10-11) October 11, 1959 (age 57)
Quebec, CAN
Previous team(s) Colorado Avalanche, Toronto Maple Leafs, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Montreal Canadiens
Stanley Cup wins 1986, 1993, 2007
Years with current team2013-2017


François Allaire (given birth to Oct 11, 1959) can be an glaciers hockey goaltending trainer who currently instructors for the Colorado Avalanche from the North American Country wide Hockey Group (NHL). He created considerable expertise through the 1980s as the Montreal Canadiens’ first-ever goaltending trainer. In the 1990s, he marketed his solutions to the younger era of goalies, producing his technique a fresh regular. The ‘Allaire design’ strains sound positioning, obtaining into the butterfly, and taking on as much world wide web as is possible. He has prompted his goalies to use the largest allowable gear. Allaire successfully mentored Patrick Roy, being successful Stanley Mugs in 1986 and 1993. In 2003, he led the fairly unheralded Jean-Sébastien Giguère towards the Conn Smythe Trophy (an prize for the most effective participant in the Stanley Glass Playoffs). He earned another Stanley Cup tournament using the Anaheim Ducks in 2007. On 10 June 2009, Allaire still left the Ducks to become listed on the Maple Leafs, opting to job application a working romantic relationship with Brian Burke, Toronto’s former general supervisor. Burke had offered as Anaheim’s GM since 2005 before signing up for the Maple Leafs in November 2008. He provides since been reunited with Giguere when Giguere was exchanged for Vesa Toskala and Jason Blake on January 31, 2010. Allaire mentored both Jonas Gustavsson and beginning goalie Adam Reimer until departing the Toronto Maple Leafs in Sept 2012. Allaire once again reunited with Giguère after getting employed as the goaltending trainer in Colorado. His sibling Benoit Allaire, also a goaltending trainer, spent some time working for the Phoenix Coyotes and happens to be with the brand new York Rangers.

National Hockey League Career

Group Years MON 1984-1996 ANA 1996-2009 TOR 2009-2012 COL 2013-2017


ESPN interviewed Allaire soon after Patrick Roy announced his pension from professional hockey here: