It's quite possible Chicago Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville may not be back next season, even if he is under contract. Coach Q. and the Montreal Canadiens could be a perfect fit. One relationship that appears to be anything but perfect is that between Quenneville and GM Stan Bowman. It's actually rather strained. Hockey Night in Canada Hotstove regarding the future of … [Read more...] about Rift between Joel Quenneville and Stan Bowman? Coach Q to Canadiens?
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Blackhawks-Canucks Game 7 Preview
There was time (not more than two weeks ago) when it was dicey whether the Hawks would even have a post season, and now they’re the giving this year’s President’s Trophy winners a run for their money. Could this be the third year in a row the Hawks end the playoff run for the Canucks? Only three other teams have made a comeback from a 3-0 hole to win a series: Toronto in … [Read more...] about Blackhawks-Canucks Game 7 Preview
NHL Playoff Preview: Blackhawks in for a Canucks Killing?
I am going to be completely honest: I did not see the Blackhawks actually clinching a spot this year. But the Chi-town boys are back in the playoffs, and now that they're here (despite all the obits being written following the loss to the Red Wings) they are of course the returning Stanley Cup champions. The first round of playoffs matches them with the Vancouver Canucks, … [Read more...] about NHL Playoff Preview: Blackhawks in for a Canucks Killing?
Chicago Blackhawks Still in Contention After OT Loss
With three games remaining, the Hawks barely hang on to 8th in the Western Conference, only two points ahead of 9th place Calgary. Thirty-seven seconds into OT, Hawks’ Captain, Jonathon Toews, gets called for a tripping penalty on rookie defenseman, Subban, and the Canadiens went on a 4-on-3 advantage. Incidentally, 33 seconds later, Subban scores the game winning power play … [Read more...] about Chicago Blackhawks Still in Contention After OT Loss
Coach Quenneville Returns to the Ice
The man who handed Chicago its dignity in a sterling silver Cup, Joel Quenneville, was rushed to the hospital last Wednesday with a hole in his abdomen. With the joys of coaching the returning Stanley Cup champions, comes the pains of stress and lack of sleep. Although popping aspirins every morning may seem like the easy way out, it’s definitely not the painless way … [Read more...] about Coach Quenneville Returns to the Ice