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Pat Quinn, a veteran of over 600 games as an NHL player and 1,400 games as an NHL head coach, has passed away at the age of 71. One of just four men to win the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year with two different teams, Quinn was best remembered as a long-time coach of both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks, as well leading Canada to its first gold medal in 50 years at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. Quinns NHL career began in 1968-69 with the Maple Leafs, who called him up from the Central Hockey League a 25-year-old. It did not take Quinn long to make a name for himself as a player, rendering Bobby Orr unconscious with an infamous open ice hit during the 1969 playoffs. Quinn left the Leafs in 1970 to finish his career with expansion franchises, first as a member of the Canucks from 1970 to 1972 followed by the Atlanta Flames from 1972 to 1977. His coaching career, which would leave his greatest legacy on the game, began almost immediately. He joined the Philadelphia Flyers in 1977-78 and by the end of the next season he succeeded Hall-of-Famer Fred Shero as head coach. He guided the Flyers to the 1980 Stanley Cup Final, losing to the New York Islanders. Quinn won his first Jack Adams Award after guiding the Flyers to a 48-12-20 record and first in the Patrick Division. The Flyers fired Quinn after the 1981-82 season and he returned to the NHL as coach of the Los Angeles Kings from 1984 to 1987. Quinn then joined the Canucks as president and general manager, helping rebuild them from a fifth-place club in the Smythe Division to a team that came within one win of a Stanley Cup in 1994. The additions of Trevor Linden and Pavel Bure through the draft, as well as franchise goaltender and Kirk McLean all came under Quinns watch. His next job was another rebuilding effort - this time with the Maple Leafs. He took over as head coach in 1998-99 and assumed the GM duties the following season after leading the team to the Eastern Conference Final and capturing his second Jack Adams Award. Over six seasons with the Leafs, he led the club to three 100-point seasons and two Eastern Conference Finals, including the clubs only regular season division title in the post-expansion era. His success with the Leafs earned him the role as head coach of the Canadian Olympic mens hockey team for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Under Quinn, the team overcame a 1-1-1 round robin record – while outscored 10-8 - and went on to win the gold medal with a 5-2 victory over the host Americans. Quinn was fired by the Leafs in 2006 after the team failed to make the post-season for the first time since 1997-98 and turned his attention to junior hockey. As part-owner of the Vancouver Giants, he won the 2007 Memorial Cup - his second time hoisting the trophy after winning it as a player with the Edmonton Oil Kings in 1963. Hockey Canada hired Quinn to handle international duties and he did so with great success. He coached Canada to gold at the 2008 Under-18 World Championship with a team that featured future NHL stars Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Matt Duchene. He took the next step with the same core group, guiding Canada to 2009 World Junior gold with the help of talents like John Tavares, P.K. Subban, Patrice Bergeron and Jamie Benn. Quinn returned to the NHL for one more season in 2009-10 with the Edmonton Oilers. In addition to his achievements on the ice and behind the bench, he was also a key builder with the Hockey Hall of Fame Selection Committee and assumed the role of Chairman of the Board in 2013. We are deeply saddened by the passing of Pat Quinn”, Jim Gregory, Vice-Chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame said in a statement. Pat is one of hockeys most respected individuals whose lifetime involvement as a player, coach and executive has made an indelible mark on the game, and our thoughts and prayers are with Sandra and all of Pats family and friends at this extremely difficult time. Quinn was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2012. Fake Shoes For Sale .com) - Tonight will go a long way in determining the two wild card spots in the Eastern Conference. Replica Shoes . The agreement comes a little more than one week after the video game manufacturer agreed to a $40 million settlement in a similar but separate case, bringing the total payout planned for athletes to $60 million, said Steve Berman, an attorney for the plaintiffs, and the NCAA. https://www.fakeshoes.net/. Wall made the comment in a speech to a Regina business crowd that included Lesnar. The U.S. wrestler and retired mixed martial artist says he was visiting his brothers farm in Saskatchewan and decided he wanted to hear what the premier had to say. Fake Sneakers . The Mavericks avoided a season sweep by the Nuggets, who ran away with a win in Denver two weeks ago to hand Dallas its longest losing streak at three games. Dallas (42-28) got a boost in the playoff race when Miami rallied from seven down in the last 3 1/2 minutes to beat Memphis 91-86 Friday night. Discount Fake Shoes . At a news conference Tuesday where it was thought that the fiery Schallibaum may be shown the door after a dismal finish to the Major League Soccer season, team president Joey Saputo said no decision has been made on whether the Swiss Volcano will be back in 2014.PHOENIX - Suns coach Jeff Hornacek warned his team that the 76ers wouldnt forget Phoenix guard Drew Bledsoes proclamation that his old school, Kentucky, would beat Philadelphia in a playoff series.It took a halftime reminder, and finally a fourth-quarter spurt, for the Suns to finally put away the NBAs worst team.Gerald Green and Markieff Morris each scored 21 points and the Suns pulled away for a 112-96 victory Friday night to avoid another bad home loss to a poor Eastern Conference team.It just took them a little while, Hornacek said. They kind of got on themselves at halftime and said, OK, lets go.The Suns hit 14 of 32 3-pointers, none bigger than Greens 3 in an 11-2 run to start the fourth as Phoenix snapped a two-game skid.Tony Wroten scored 28 points for the Sixers, who trailed 80-79 with a minute left in the third quarter. But a poor final period sent them to their 27th loss in 31 games.I was very happy with our effort, Sixers coach Brett Brown said.The Suns completed the season sweep after Bledsoe claimed before the November game that Kentucky would beat the Sixers 4-1 in a playoff series.Unlike the first game when Bledsoe was knocked on his back by Nerlens Noel 30 seconds in, there were no incidents.Every time we play them, probably for the rest of their careers, theyre going to be jacked up for that game, Hornacek said.With the Suns finally in control late, it allowed for an NBA first when Markieff and Marcus Morris played with teammates Goran and Zoran Dragic for the Suns. It was the first time two sets of brothers played for a team at the same time.Zoran Dragic scored his first NBA points, completing a three-point play off an assist from his brother.We had that feeling we had when we played together for the (Slovenian) national team, Goran Dragic said. Its always nice to have him on the floor and share the jersey.Outside of Alex Lens career-high six blocks, the Suns played lacklustredefence for much of the night to allow the NBAs worst offensive team to stay close.The Sixers sported their 15th starting lineup combination, with Luc Mbah a Moute back at centre aftter missing two games with a strained left calf and K.ddddddddddddJ. McDaniels at shooting guard.It was the second start for the rookie McDaniels, as Brown said he wanted to try something after rookie Jakarr Sampson had started the past five games in place of the sick Hollis Thompson.An energized Mbah a Moute set the tone early with seven points and four rebounds in the first 4 minutes. And the Sixers easy path to the hoop continued late in the first half when Wroten scored on consecutive drives to help erase a 10-point deficit and put Philadelphia ahead 59-57 at halftime.The Suns built an 80-68 lead on consecutive alley-oop dunks by Green and Miles Plumlee from feeds by Bledsoe. But the Sixers responded with an 11-0 run.Two nights after an overtime loss in Oklahoma City, the Suns led by 16 points in the fourth quarter to improve to 8-7 at home and remain eighth in the West.We were getting to the basket and we did hit some shots, Sixers guard Michael Carter-Williams said. They made some adjustments in the second half and those adjustments helped them win the game.TIP-INS76ers: Carter-Williams, who was 3 for 27 from the field in the previous two games, scored 17 points on 8-of-20 shooting. ... Philadelphias 16 turnovers snapped a streak of 13 games with at least 17. ... The Sixers 59 first-half points were a season high.Suns: The Morris twins and Dragic brothers played together for 31 seconds. ... Green has made at least one 3-pointer in 23 straight games.PRAYERS FOR POLLACKSixers director of statistical information Harvey Pollack, the only person who has worked for the NBA since its inception in 1946, was in critical but stable condition after a one-car accident Thursday in Philadelphia. The 92-year-old Pollack suffered numerous injuries and underwent hip surgery Friday.Im surprised he didnt just walk out of the car and brush himself off. Hes a stud, an absolute stud, Brown said. Our thoughts are with him.Pollack was the scorekeeper for Wilt Chamberlains 100-point game in 1962.UP NEXT76ers: Saturday at the Los Angeles Clippers.Suns: Host Toronto on Sunday. ' ' '

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