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QMJHL: Patrick Roy is disappointed at the lack of penalties against Daniel Renault

If he said he was disappointed on Friday that the QMJHL did not take action against Shawinigan Cataracts head coach Daniel Reno, Patrick Roy remains convinced there is an investigation.

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The Remparts pilot had filed an official complaint with the league to investigate the behavior of Renault, who accused it of ordering its players to injure certain members of the “Red Devils” during the match between the two teams. , Wednesday.

A text message a Cataractes player sent to one of his Remparts friends, of which our colleague Kevin Dubé obtained a copy, also seemed to confirm these intentions.

“message received”

Yesterday, the department confirmed via email that no penalty had been awarded to Reynaud after analysis by Director of Player Safety, Eric Chouinard.

Somewhere, the league went ahead to see if there was a reason for the suspension, Patrick Roy noted. Today, the goal is to protect league players, not just Remparts players, from such situations. message received. »

Renaud was on duty yesterday as his team faced the Voltigeurs in Drummondville.

In an interview in News writerCataracts general manager Martin Mondo confirmed that his organization had “good discussions with the league”.

Mondo commented: “We also shared with the league what Patrick said to Daniel during the game. On our part, it’s clear that we want to have better control of our emotions. There were signals with no punishment.” [dans le match de mercredi]I can understand some of the frustration, but we still have to manage our reactions better. »

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Coach’s task

“If the league finally makes up its mind, Dan Reno knows what he’s done,” Patrick Roy noted Friday.

“My goal is for players in our league to be able to play safely,” he added. That they can be supervised on and off the ice in order to have the best possible rookie-level experience, and not just with Remparts. »

“It’s kind of a mission that I’ve given myself.”