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He spent his junior career with the Kitchener Rangers in the Ontario Hockey League.
Roy led the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with 87 points during the 1999–2000 season, and won the OHL Rookie of the Year trophy. The next season, he scored 42 goals and 81 points whereupon he was drafted 32nd overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft at the end of the season. The next season, 2001–02 Roy set his OHL career highs of 43 goals and 89 points and continued to be the Rangers' leading scorer.
Roy was back with the Americans the next season due to the 2004–05 NHL lock-out. He failed to make the Sabres out of training camp when NHL play resumed in 2005–06. After scoring 20 points in eight games with the Americans, including a multiple five-point performances), he was recalled to the Sabres. He finished the season with his first two NHL hat-tricks on March 3, 2006, against the Toronto Maple Leafs and March 9 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, respectively. Roy then complemented a 46-point second-year season with 15 points in the 2006 Stanley Cup playoffs as the Sabres advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals, but lost to the eventual Stanley Cup champions, the Carolina Hurricanes.
In 2006–07, Roy improved to 63 points as the Sabres captured the Presidents' Trophy with the NHL's best regular season record. Meeting the Ottawa Senators in the Sabres' second consecutive Eastern Conference Finals appearance, Roy scored the fastest goal to start a playoff game in franchise history, nine seconds into Game 4 (the League record was previously six seconds). After the Sabres were eliminated by the Senators, Roy agreed to a six-year, $24 million contract extension with the Sabres on July 27, 2007.
Roy was also selected for the 2010 Winter Olympics summer roster for Canada in August 2009, though he did not make the final roster cut.
Approaching the last year of his contract, on July 2, 2012, Roy was traded by the Sabres to the Dallas Stars in exchange for Steve Ott and Adam Pardy. Due to the effect of the 2012–13 NHL lock-out, Roy played in just 30 games with the Stars in the 2012–13 season before, on April 2, 2013, he was traded to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for prospect Kevin Connauton and a second-round draft pick in 2013. Roy registered an assist in his first game as a Canuck, against the Edmonton Oilers.
Left to explore free agency by the Canucks, on July 6, 2013, Roy and the St. Louis Blues agreed in principle to a one-year, $4 million contract. On July 11, he officially signed the deal.
After a single season with the Blues, Roy was again a free agent, whereupon he signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Nashville Predators on July 15, 2014. Well into the 2014–15 season, on December 29, 2014, he was then traded to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Mark Arcobello.
Roy was offered a Professional Try-Out contract with the Washington Capitals during the preseason of the 2015–16 season, but was cut after the last game of the preseason, whereupon he signed with Swiss club SC Bern of the NLA on October 9, 2015. He won the Swiss championship with Bern that season. He played 36 regular season contests for SCB with nine goals and 21 assists. In the playoffs, he scored three goals, including the championship-winning goal, to go along with nine assists in 13 games.
In December 2015, he was a member of Team Canada that won the Spengler Cup. The following year, Roy was a member of Team Canada at the 2016 Deutschland Cup.
In July 2016, he signed with HK Avangard Omsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). During the 2016–17 season, Roy was traded by Avangard to Traktor Chelyabinsk on November 1, 2016, in exchange for Daniil Gubarev.
In 2018, Roy was announced as a member of the 2018 Canadian men's national ice hockey team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Roy and Maxim Noreau were the leading scorers as Canada finished with a bronze medal.
Derek was born in Rockland, Ontario. Derek's wife's name is Nancy.
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