Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/24/06 at 10:41 AM ET
Pat Quinn was shocked that two of his best friends in the game were suddenly unemployed, but says he was not in the running to rejoin the re-vamped Philadelphia Flyers. The former Maple Leafs and Flyers coach maintained close ties to fired general manager Bob Clarke and coach Ken Hitchcock, despite years of bad feelings between the clubs, on the ice and off. It was thought Flyers owner Ed Snider might turn to a familiar face such as the 63-year old Quinn when he cashed in Hitchcock. But assistant coach John Stevens has been moved up, while Paul Holmgren will be interim general manager. "I was not contacted," Quinn said yesterday from Vancouver. "I still feel I can coach, but who knows what could happen."continued
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