Chicago Blackhawks Fire HC Quenneville
The Chicago Blackhawks fired head coach Joel Quenneville on Tuesday morning after 10+ years at the helm in the Windy City.
Quenneville (pictured) led the Blackhawks to three Stanley Cup championships during his tenure in Chicago, winning titles in 2010, 2012, and 2015. The team made the playoffs in each of his ten full seasons with the club, expect for last season. The team is off to a 6-6-3 start this season.
Jeremy Colliton, who was the coach of the team's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate will replace Quenneville behind the bench. The team also announced that assistants Kevin Dineen and Ulf Samuelsson were let go as well. Former Detroit Red Wings assistant Barry Smith will serve as one of Colliton's assistant coaches.