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[Tuesday FTB] Goodbye, Pat Quinn

Many of today's links include a look back on Pat Quinn's career.

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Morning. I was 11 when Pat Quinn was fired, so I don't have a whole lot of memories from his time as head coach, other than that the Leafs were actually good when he was behind the bench. Anyway, here are some links about him and also some other stuff from around the league:

Pat Quinn Obituary

Video from the NHL about Quinn.

Leafs players, staff remember Pat Quinn as ‘a great man’

"Almost everyone in the organization seemed to have a thoughtful memory or story about Quinn, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 71." From Mirtle

Remembering Pat Quinn with fondness and deep respect

He was simply a fine, fine individual. He was, to say the least, a straight shooter. He was also a great listener— a highly intelligent, sensitive and thoughtful individual.

The Mighty Quinn | Maple Leafs Hotstove

There are a lot of great memories of Pat Quinn and those teams. Who can forget Quinn coaching with two black eyes, after getting hit in the face with a puck twice in the same week?

Maple Leafs Performance Relative to Past

David Johnson looks at some Leafs stats.

Why you can’t blame analytics for Oilers and Leafs struggles

Apparently people are already starting to blame the stats guys for the teams' failures.

NHL Weekend: Are You Feeling Lucky?

A look back at the biggest games and emerging story lines of the NHL weekend. From DGB

Recovering from The Lost Season - The Cannon

The Cannon calling it quits on the Blue Jackets' season.

Red Wings from 30,000 Feet

Some Red Wings statistics a quarter of the way through the season.

Boston Blades games cancelled this weekend due to contract disputes

Contract dispute going on right now between the Blades and the CWHL.