Pat Quinn died at a Vancouver hospital after a lengthy illness.
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) -
Long-time NHL coach and player Pat Quinn died Sunday night. He was 71 years old.
According to the Hockey Hall of Fame, Quinn died at a Vancouver hospital after a lengthy illness. He had been serving as the Hall's chairman.
"We are deeply saddened by the passing of Pat Quinn", said Hall of Fame vice chairman Jim Gregory in a statement Monday. "Pat is one of hockey's 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 Pat's family and friends at this extremely difficult time."