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Team Canada's head coach Pat QuinnThe Canadian Press

Pat Quinn, Serge Savard and Jim Gregory have been named to the 2015 class of the Order of Hockey in Canada.

Quinn coached Team Canada to its first Olympic gold medal in 50 years at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. He also coached Canada's Olympic team in 2006, and lead the nation to gold at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, the 2008 under-18 world championship and the 2009 world junior championship.

The Hamilton native spent 20 seasons as an NHL head coach with Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto and Edmonton, twice winning the Jack Adams Award as NHL coach of the year.

He died in Vancouver on Nov. 23 following a long illness.

Savard was one of the "Big Three" with the Montreal Canadiens, along with Guy Lapointe and Larry Robinson, winning eight Stanley Cup championships in his 14 years as a star defenceman with the team.

Gregory is a longtime NHL executive currently serving as senior vice-president of hockey operations.