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Maple Leafs honor late coach Pat Quinn during pregame ceremonies

Toronto paid tribute to a coaching legend on Saturday.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs took time to honor former coach Pat Quinn on Saturday night, after the legendary NHL coach passed away earlier in the week.

Quinn coached the Leafs from 1998-2006, turning the storied NHL franchise back into annual contenders. Under Quinn's leadership, Toronto reached the playoffs in all but his final season and reached the conference finals twice. He also grew up as a Leafs fan and played for them during his playing days.

With that in mind, the Leafs pulled out all the stops to honor him on Saturday. He owned the cover of a special program.

The Leafs wore a special patch on their jerseys with his initials.

And then Toronto treated the fans to a moving tribute video during pregame. Even if you don't have any connection to the Leafs, the video will surely give you goosebumps.