NHL: Hockey Hall of Famer John Madden died at age 84

NHL Hall of Fame coach John Madden passed away on Sunday at the age of 84, his team announced.

Madden was the only player to win a Stanley Cup as a player, coach, coach-in-waiting, general manager, or coach of the New York Islanders, who won the Stanley Cup in 1994.

He also won a Stanley Trophy as the league’s most valuable player in 1996.

Madden had the honor of coaching the Islanders to two Stanley Cups, including their final one in 1999.

He led the team to three Presidents’ Trophies in his 12-year tenure.

Madden won five Stanley Cups as a head coach, including four with the Los Angeles Kings.

Madden played for the Islanders from 1972-79 and coached them to three Stanley Cups in a four-year span, winning two of them in 1978-79.

He retired in 1982, after the Kings went 33-34-9.

Madden served as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 1984-89 and the New Jersey Devils from 1991-96.

He coached the New England Patriots from 1992-94 and was an assistant with the Philadelphia Flyers from 1996-98.

In 1995, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall to Honor Roll, which honors NHL players who have made significant contributions to the game.

The Hall of Hockey is a special honor that is celebrated annually by all NHL teams and players.

The annual ceremony will take place Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The Bruins, who finished the regular season tied for the NHL lead with seven losses, will host the New Orleans Saints on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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