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Pat Quinn pictured in 2012
January 29, 1943|
Hamilton, ON, CAN
|Died||November 23, 2014
Vancouver, BC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|Played for||Toronto Maple Leafs
John Brian Patrick Quinn (January 29, 1943 – November 23, 2014) was a Canadian ice hockey player, head coach, and executive. He was known by the nickname "The Big Irishman". He coached for the National Hockey League's Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Edmonton Oilers.
Quinn reached in the Stanley Cup Finals twice, with the Flyers in 1980 and the Canucks in 1994. Internationally, Quinn coached Team Canada to gold medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics, 2008 IIHF World U18 Championships and 2009 World Junior Championship, as well as World Cup championship in 2004.
His cousin was wrestler John Quinn.
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Quinn at Pacific Coliseum during Gordie Howe Night in Vancouver, March 2008
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