Blackhawks-Avalanche Preview

Following their worst performance of the season, the Chicago Blackhawks are eager to return to hockey. The Colorado Avalanche are also ready to get back on the ice as they attempt to build on their best game of the season. The visiting Blackhawks try to return to their dominant form Saturday night against an Avalanche team seeking a fourth straight victory. Chicago (23-10-2) may...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Quenneville on ‘Road to Winter Classic’ debut: ‘Hey boys, I’m not (bleeping) happy’

Blackhawks president John McDonough wanted authentic and he got it. The debut of “Road to the NHL Winter Classic” on EPIX featured footage of Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville wearing out the F-word during their 4-3 victory over Montreal. “Hey boys, pucks are going through us like we don’t give a (bleep),” Quenneville said. Later, Quenneville let them know where they stood...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks D Keith to miss game against Wild with illness

  Defenseman Duncan Keith has been ruled out for the Blackhawks' game against the Minnesota Wild due to an illness. The NHL has been dealing with an outbreak of the mumps, and coach Joel Quenneville says he isn't sure what is wrong with the two-time Norris Trophy winner. He says Keith ''came in sick, so he's out'' for Tuesday night's game. Keith played in each of Chicago's first...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks D Keith to miss game versus Wild

CHICAGO (AP) Defenseman Duncan Keith has been ruled out for the Blackhawks' game against the Minnesota Wild due to an illness. The NHL has been dealing with an outbreak of the mumps, and coach Joel Quenneville says he isn't sure what is wrong with the two-time Norris Trophy winner. He says Keith ''came in sick, so he's out'' for Tuesday night's game. Keith played in each of Chicago...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan Keith Out With Illness, The Mumps May Have Come To Chicago

The mumps have been going around different NHL locker rooms this season and, unfortunately, they might have found their way to Chicago. Duncan Keith Out Due To Illness The most recent victim of the NHL’s mumps problem was Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby and it looks like Duncan Keith might be next on that list. Sidney Crosby is the latest NHL player to have the mumps.Keith has...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks looking for consistency on circus trip

CHICAGO (AP) While coach Joel Quenneville tinkers with Chicago's lines and defensive pairings, and the Blackhawks try to recover from a couple of costly injuries, Corey Crawford just keeps plugging along. The soft-spoken goaltender ranks among the NHL leaders with a career-low 1.88 goals-against average and a .929 save percentage. He also is a key part of the NHL's top penalty-kill...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN panel ranks Edmonton Oilers bench boss Dallas Eakins dead last among NHL coaches

File this under “FWIW”, but American sports media giant ESPN has released its annual rankings of NHL coaches. Not surprisingly, the top of the list is dominated with proven vets like #1 Darryl Sutter, #2 Joel Quenneville and #3 Mike Babcock, all of whom have won the Stanley Cup or Olympic gold as a head coach in the past 18 months. The top 5 is filled out by previous Cup winners...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Make Surprising Goalie Change

Late Saturday night the Blackhawks made a very odd goalie change by sending goalie Antti Raanta to the Rockford IceHogs, and calling up Lemont native Scott Darling. According to Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune, around 11pm on Saturday night, Scott Darling and Antti Raanta will be swapping jobs. #Blackhawks announce they have recalled goaltender Scott Darling from Rockford and assigned...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Highlight Faceoff: Patrick Kane vs Denis Savard

It is borderline sacrilegious to imagine a new generation of Blackhawks fans primarily remembering Denis Savard for being the guy who was replaced by Joel Quenneville. If only they could have seen him play. Little do they know is that Savard was as lethal of a scorer as they come during his NHL tenure. Luckily for our generation we possess the technology to time travel into the...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patrick Sharp Likely to Miss Significant Time

The Chicago Blackhawks assistant captain, Patrick Sharp was helped of the ice in the team’s 5-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday November 5th. After the game Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville mentioned Sharp will be out, “for a bit.” In Coach Q speak, we knew it wasn’t good. How Long Is He Out CBS Sports Chicago through 670 The Score is reporting through a...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach Q’s Line “Truffle Shuffle”

Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville is known for shuffling up his lines. Throughout games, throughout weeks, throughout playoffs, no line is set in stone with coach Quenneville at the helm. That said, the Coach Q “Truffle Shuffle” is at it again. Lines Here are the lines going into the November fourth match-up against the Montreal Canadiens. Ben Smith – Jonathan Toews...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: Jeremy Morin’s opportunity

An opportunity has opened up for young forward, Jeremy Morin, as a result of Daniel Carcillo’s injury in the loss to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. Morin was drafted in 2009 by the Atlanta Thrashers and then traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in a seven player deal. At the time of the trade, Morin was considered one of the top prospects in the Atlanta Thrashers organization. ...
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Quenneville Celebrates an Anniversary

While it may be hard to imagine, just 10 years ago, the Chicago Blackhawks were ranked as THE worst franchise in all of sports. Since then, Rocky Wirtz, along with John McDonough and Stan Bowman, have revolutionized the franchise. While many have cited players such as Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, and Duncan Keith as principal reasons for the Blackhawks rebirth, the real reason may...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Versteeg to miss 3 weeks

Coach Joel Quenneville told the media on Wednesday that forward Kris Versteeg will miss around three weeks with a lower body injury. Michal Rozsival will be re-evaluated on Friday. Also, Capgeek reported on Wednesday morning that the Coyotes retained 27 percent … Continue reading → The post Kris Versteeg To Miss 3 Weeks appeared first on Committed Indians.
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Blackhawks Blue Line Conundrum

In the wake of the Nick Leddy trade, many fans are concerned about the condition of the Blackhawks’ blue line. Coach Joel Quenneville has indicated the team plans to open the regular season with eight defensemen on the roster, but … Continue reading → The post The Blackhawks Blue Line Conundrum appeared first on Committed Indians.
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Coach Quenneville Have Too Much Control?

Coach Joel Quenneville has brought the Blackhawks and the city of Chicago two Stanley Cup championships, consistent winning, and a reason for Chicago to enjoy hockey again. While they have enjoyed years of success, it begs the question, does Quenneville have too much control? Blackhawks Career In 2008 Quenneville was hired by the Chicago Blackhawks as a pro scout arising questions...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

6 Factors that Will Shape the 2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks

With about a month remaining before the puck drops on the 2014-2015 season, some Chicago Blackhawks fans are worried that this team hasn’t improved since last year. Many teams in the Central Division have reloaded, the Blackhawks have been relatively quiet. The only major addition has been 2nd-Line center, Brad Richards, and the Hawks will have to lose about two million in cap...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Quenneville’s Ice Bucket Challenge

Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville got into the hype yesterday by completing the ice bucket challenge. He then nominated fellow Blackhawks personnel John McDonough, his assistant coach Mike Kitchen, and Dr. Mike Terry, the team physician. I’m sure Coach Q had no problem dealing with the cold from all that time spent on the ice with the team! You have to check out his...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Get Involved With Ice Bucket Challenge

The Chicago Blackhawks are taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS. We have seen Patrick Kane take part and now it is Andrew Shaw and head coach Joel Quenneville’s turn. My ALS ice challenge @crow_50 @JasonShaw2 #toews 24 hours to complete — Andrew Shaw (@shawz15er) August 11, 2014 But wait… that’s not all! We also have...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets prospect Peter Quenneville couples hockey smarts with skill

Hockey is a game that is played using skates, sticks and pucks, but often it's the tools you don't see that can make a difference. For Blue Jackets prospect Peter Quenneville, one of the best tools he brings to his game is his hockey intelligence. "Peter has a great hockey mind," said Jackets development coach Chris Clark. "The way he breaks down a game shows he's a smart hockey...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Winter Classic: Blackhawks will go under 24/7 microscope

My latest Chicago Tribune column is on how playing in the Winter Classic means the Chicago Blackhawks will be featured on 24/7 this year. You also can access the column via my Twitter feed at @Sherman_Report. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville will have to go a long way to top Bruce Boudreau in the F-bomb department from the 2010 24/7. From the column: ******* The Winter Classic...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Stanley Cup Final predictions, preview with The 1 Tab

The 2014 Stanley Cup Final will feature the #1 versus #2 markets. “They find a way, L.A., they’re never out of a hockey game, they’re never out of a series,” Chicago Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville said. ” They’re dangerous.” The L.A. Kings eliminated the Hawks in what was the seventh Game 7 of this year’s NHL playoffs, matching the single-postseason record set...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The One Reason Darryl Sutter is Better Than Joel Quenneville

Posted to Dirk Graham's StacheOh, these press conferences. They slay me. Enjoy. 321 total views, 321 views today The post The One Reason Darryl Sutter is Better Than Joel Quenneville appeared first on Chicago Fan Board.
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Michal Handzus, Blackhawks Stay Alive

It took more than 82 minutes, but the Chicago Blackhawks survived an elimination game at home with a dramatic 5-4 win in double overtime. Coach Joel Quenneville mixed his lines once again, and this time found a winner in Patrick … Continue reading →The post Michal Handzus, Blackhawks Stay Alive appeared first on Committed Indians.
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Quenneville Shakes Up Lines for Game 5

Posted to Blackhawks DownThe Chicago Blackhawks need to shake things up to get back in the series against the LA Kings. Well Joel Quenneville is doing just that as it looks like he is shuffling the lines up for tonight’s win or die Game 5. Here’s how the Blackhawks looked during Wednesday’s pregame skate: Bickell – Toews – Hossa Saad – Shaw- Kane Sharp – Handzus ...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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