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Since Rocky Wirtz was given control of the Chicago Blackhawks, they have been no stranger to the rumor mill. From adding high priced free agents to making bold changes both on and behind the bench, the Blackhawks have been a … Continue reading →
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Joel Quenneville isn’t leaving Chicago. He’s not going to Montreal to join Marc Bergevin, recently tabbed from the Blackhawks as the Canadiens’ general manager.
In fact, Quenneville may have used his rationale for firing assistant coach Mike Haviland to assure critics and skeptics.
From the Chicago Tribune:
“One thing about being in Chicago, I think over the...
from Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune, Stan Bowman doesn’t comment on rumors or speculation. What the Blackhawks general manager does do, however, is answer direct questions.
So when asked Monday if Joel Quenneville would return as the team’s coach next season — despite growing whispers that new Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin would somehow orchestrate things so his close friend...
On Sunday night, Hockey Night in Canada gave the hockey world the following: So we can apparently add Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville’s name to the list of candidates in Montreal. Whether or not he would leave Chicago is up for … Continue reading →
The Chicago Blackhawks have fired assistant coach Mike Haviland.
Haviland has spent the last four seasons as an assistant, joining the staff in July 2008, a little more than two months before Joel Quenneville became head coach. Haviland also coached the team's American Hockey League affiliates in Norfolk, Va., from 2005-07 and Rockford from 2007-08.
The Blackhawks finished...
Chicago Blackhawks stud Patrick Kane was in Madison, Wisconsin over the weekend for the Mifflin Street party, an annual rite of spring for Wisconsin students who’ve bored of bonging beers and chasing tail at house parties all winter. Time to hit the streets! Kaner, a 23-year-old legendary partier, did it up in Wisky, even wearing a fratty shirt and a sweet blue hat so he blended...
On Monday morning, the Blackhawks announced a move in their front office. Norm Maciver has been promoted to the position of assistant general manager, replacing Marc Bergevin. Bergevin left to take the GM job in Montreal last week. Maciver has been … Continue reading →
The CBC’s Elliotte Friedman offers a “30 Thoughts” column jam-packed with scuttlebutt regarding the Flyers’ ouster, the Predators’ free agents, Montreal’s coaching search and at least ten other topics, but his main focus involves why he believes the Chicago Blackhawks allowed Joel Quenneville to fire Mike Haviland—and Friedman believes that it comes down to a fractionation...
Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane doesn't have to worry about those pesky playoffs any longer after the Phoenix Coyotes knocked his team out of the running for a second Stanley Cup. But don't fret! The young master Kane has a reputation of being something of a party-boy and he took to the streets of Madison, Wisconsin to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Along the way he somehow...
The Blackhawks surprised many on Tuesday afternoon with the announcement that the team relieved assistant coach Mike Haviland of his duties. Haviland was reportedly a finalist for the coaching job in Winnipeg last summer, and was loved by the players in Chicago. … Continue reading →
On Sunday, the third team from the Central Division was bounced out of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs when the LA Kings swept the division-winning St. Louis Blues. What we’ve seen is the Kings, who were the eight seed, hammer the … Continue reading →
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 Montreal’s...
First, Ron MacLean believes Giroux will be suspended.
Then, in a perfect world the next Habs coach could be Joel Quenneville.
Also mentioned as a coaching candidate is Marc Crawford.
Mike Gillis meets with the Vancouver owner tomorrow to discuss the future of the Canucks, including the coach.
Also some discussion on the Predators plus will the NHL look at the puck shot over...