Friday, November 19, 2010

Pat Burns, R. I. P.

Pat Burns, a three-time National Hockey League Coach of the Year (1989 with Montreal, 1993 with Toronto, and 1998 with Boston) who piloted the New Jersey Devils to the 2003 Stanley Cup championship, passed away on Friday at a hospice in Sherbrooke, Quebec at age 58.

He had inoperable lung cancer, for which he had refused treatment after having previously battled colon and liver cancer. 

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