Ginnell, Pat (Paddy)Date of Death: 2003-11-17
Date of Birth: 1937-03-03
Born in Dauphin, Man., Pat Ginnell was a member of the Flin Flon Bombers Memorial Cup championship team in 1956-57 and after playing in the minors for 12 years returned to coach the Bombers. He was the WCHL coach of the year in 1969-70, 1970-71 and 1972-73. Ginnell later coached Victoria Cougars, Lethbridge Broncos, Medicine Hat Tigers and New Westminster Bruins in the WCHL and Swift Current Indians for one year in the SJHL. His winning percentage was above .500. He later served as a pro scout. Ginnell passed away in 2003.