BUFFALO – Three Sabres – winger Tyler Ennis, center Cody Hodgson and defenseman Tyler Myers – played for former NHL coach and executive Pat Quinn, an iconic figure who died Sunday at 71 following a long illness.
Quinn coached the players to a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2009 world junior championship in Ottawa.
“He was awesome for us,” Ennis this afternoon inside the First Niagara Center.
Canada hasn’t won gold since, something Ennis brought up.
“He was a big reason why …