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from Sean Mcindoe of Grantland,

Whether it was through confusion, dishonesty, or just plain old incompetence, here are some infamous moments in NHL history that had fans and team officials alike scratching their heads and checking their rulebooks.

Pat Quinn’s 'intolerable position'

Christmas appeared to have come early for Pat Quinn on December 24, 1986. That was the date he signed a contract to become the new president and general manager of the Vancouver Canucks, effective on June 1 of the following year.

There was just one minor problem: Quinn already had a job at the time. He was coach of the Los Angeles Kings — one of Vancouver's division rivals.

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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