The 28-year-old, an elite player at his best, started slowly this year as be battled a sore hamstring and shoulder.
It’s no coincidence Roy’s wingers – Leino and Drew Stafford – are snapping out of their funks, too. Earlier this week, the linemates lamented their missed opportunities. With Stafford’s three assists, the trio combined for seven points Friday.
“We had a lot of chances, moved the puck around well, skated,” Roy said. “I think that’s just the main thing, skating and working for each other. When we get those chances, we just got to finish them like we did tonight.”