A coaching legend who began his career with the Flyers is gone. Former Flyers head coach Pat Quinn passed away on Sunday night at the age of 71 after battling a long illness.
Quinn served as an assistant coach with the Flyers starting in 1977 under the guidance of Fred Shero.
Quinn took over the reigns as head coach in 1979-80. That season, the Flyers went undefeated for 35 straight games and made a trip to the Stanley Cup Final, losing to the New York Islanders. That season, Quinn was also named the Jack Adams Award winner as coach of the year.