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Former NHL player, coach and executive dies at 71

Boston Bruin's Bobby Orr goes to the ice after collision with Pat Quinn of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second period of their National Hockey League playoff game at Boston Garden on April 2, 1969.

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Philadelphia Flyers coach Pat Quinn congratulates goalie Phil Myre after the Flyers downed the Bruins 5-2 to give the Flyers a new National Hockey League record for the most consecutive wins, Dec. 22, 1979 in Boston.

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Pat Quinn arrived from the Los Angeles Kings to become general manager and president of the Vancouver Canucks in mid-1987.

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Vancouver Canucks Pavel Bure and Shawn Antoski high-five each other after winning 4-1 in Game 6 of the NHL Stanley Cup final against the New York Rangers in Vancouver Saturday. Coach Pat Quinn(behind Bure) watches the last secods of play.

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Vancouver Canucks' Pat Quinn holds the Jack Adams award for coach of the year at the NHL awards ceremony on June 17, 1992.

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Team North America's (from left to right) Mark Messier of the Vancouver Canucks, Eric Lindros of the Philadelphia Flyers and coach Pat Quinn of the Toronto Maple Leafs NHL All-Star game practice in Toronto Saturday February 5, 2000.

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Pat Quinn and Wayne Gretzky at the Hall of Fame press conference announcing the assembly of the Canada Olympic Hockey managerial team for the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City.

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Canada's head coach Pat Quinn stands behind his players on the bench while watching third period action during Canada's semifinal match with Belarus Friday, Feb. 22, 2002 at the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics in Kearns, Utah.

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Toronto Maple Leafs coach Pat Quinn (front) talks to players (left to right) Gary Roberts, Karel Pilar, Curtis Joseph and Aki Berg during team practice in Toronto on Friday May 3, 2002.

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Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Pat Quinn gives instructions to his players during a training session at The Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003

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Mario Lemieux and Pat Quinn share a laugh as they sit together while members of Team Canada pose for a team photo at the Corel Centre in Kanata August 26, 2004.

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Canadian goalie Martin Brodeur gets a hug from head coach Pat Quinn after Canada defeated Finland 3-2 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, September 14, 2004.

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Canadian coach Pat Quinn holds up the World Cup of Hockey trophy after they defeated Finland 3-2 to win the championship in Toronto September 14, 2004.

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Toronto Maple Leafs players, from left, Mariusz Czerkawski, Darcy Tucker and Jeff O'Neill look up at head coach Pat Quinn as he holds a cloth to his head after being hit by a puck in the third period of their pre-season NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit, Michigan, September 30, 2005

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Team Canada head coach Pat Quinn, standing, and assistant Jacques Martin go over last minute strategy with Dany Heatly, Joe Sakic, Todd Bertuzzi and Jarome Iginla, left to right during the final minutes of their game against Team Russia in quater-final play at the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006 in Turin

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Head coach Pat Quinn, left, takes with Taylor Hall as he sits on the boards during the third day of Canada's National Junior Team selection camp at the Robert-Guertin Arena in Gatineau, Que. on Dec. 13, 2008.

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Team Canada's Head Coach Pat Quinn looks on as John Tavares is mobbed by teammates after scoring the game winning goal on Team Russia goalie Danila Alistratov during a shoot-outin the semi-final action at the world junior hockey championship in Ottawa, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009.

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Team Canada head coach Pat Quinn holds the trophy after Canada overpowered Russia 8-0 to capture gold at the world under-18 hockey championship in Kazan, Russia, Wednesday, April 23, 2008

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The Canadian team celebrates with head coach Pat Quinn after defeating Sweden to win the gold medal game at the 2009 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championships in Ottawa January 5, 2009.

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Edmonton Oilers coach Pat Quinn and his players react to losing to the Calgary Flames near the end of the third period of their NHL hockey game in Calgary, December 31, 2009.

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Hockey Hall of Fame 2012 inductee Mats Sundin, left, shows his induction ring beside Pat Quinn, his former coach and co-chairman of the selection committee, during a news conference in Toronto November 12, 2012.

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Pat Quinn hockey player, coach and manger is invested as Officer to the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall the official residence of the Governor General in Ottawa Friday November 23, 2012.

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