Quinn, Savard, Gregory in Order of Hockey in Canada
TORONTO (AP) Pat Quinn, Serge Savard and Jim Gregory have been selected to the Order of Hockey in Canada.
Quinn, who died in Vancouver on Nov. 23, coached Team Canada to its first Olympic gold medal in 50 years at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. He also coached Canada's Olympic team in 2006, and led the nation to gold at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, the 2008 under-18 world championship and the 2009 world junior championship.
He spent 20 seasons as an NHL head coach with Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto and Edmonton, twice winning coach of the year.
Savard was a star defenseman for Montreal Canadiens, helping them win eight Stanley Cup championships during his 14 years.
Gregory is a longtime NHL executive currently serving as senior vice president of hockey operations.