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Quenneville: 'Could be good news' on Kane's potential return

With the reigning Stanley Cup champs in town and the hottest team in hockey breathing down their necks, the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night played one of their best games of the season, hammering the Los Angeles Kings 4-1. And that wasn't even the best part of their day. Speaking with reporters prior to the game, Chicago head coach Joel Quenneville talked about the progress of...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kings-Blackhawks Preview

Facing a third consecutive defeat, the Chicago Blackhawks mounted a third-period comeback to gain some momentum ahead of a Western Conference finals rematch. Monday night's contest in Chicago could preview yet another postseason meeting between the Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings, though the defending champions can't afford many more letdowns if they hope to crack the playoff picture...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks beat Hurricanes to give Joel Quenneville his 750th win

  Joel Quenneville didn't want to talk much about his 750th NHL coaching victory. Instead, his focus was on the important two points the Chicago Blackhawks earned in a 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night. The Blackhawks turned things around after losing 4-0 at Dallas in their previous game. Andrew Shaw scored twice and Corey Crawford made 43 saves for Chicago, which...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Stars Preview

Though the Chicago Blackhawks are heating up at the right time, coach Joel Quenneville isn't completely satisfied. Looking to match their longest point streak of the season, the Blackhawks seek a fifth consecutive victory while trying to continue their road domination over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Sporting a 6-0-1 record in March to move within two points of second-place...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders-Blackhawks Preview

Patrick Kane's injury has given Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville an opportunity to assess his supporting cast, rewarding those who have stepped up and finding ways to send messages to those who haven't. It appears he's making more changes Tuesday night. Patrick Sharp will move to the top line and Kris Versteeg may be a healthy scratch as Chicago seeks a third straight victory...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The good, the bad and the ugly of the Blackhawks

Blackhawk fans are getting more than a bit edgy about the team’s play these days. Despite the calm demeanor that is generally portrayed by the likes of GM Stan Bowman and head coach Joel Quenneville, there must be concern throughout the organization about the team’s performance. Let’s take a look at the state of the […] The post The good, the bad and the ugly of the Blackhawks...
Via Along the Boards
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Oduya To Return Thursday

According to coach Joel Quenneville on Tuesday, the Blackhawks anticipate defenseman Johnny Oduya returning to the lineup when they face the Coyotes in Arizona on Thursday night. Oduya left the lineup after one shift against Boston on February 22 and … Continue reading → The post Johnny Oduya To Return Thursday appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Quenneville: Bryan Bickell Needs To Improve

After another pointless evening, Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell was put on blast by coach Joel Quenneville at practice on Saturday. Joel Quenneville on Bryan Bickell: “He’s got to be better.” #Blackhawks — Chris Kuc (@ChrisKuc) March 7, 2015 Bickell was … Continue reading → The post Quenneville: Bryan Bickell Needs To Improve appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Quenneville: Blackhawks Locker Room Fight Rumors ‘All News To Me’

The Chicago Blackhawks are having their resolve tested right now. One of the NHL’s most consistent franchises in the last decade or so, the Hawks recently have had their share of adversity. Uneven play has been a big issue, and the injury to star forward Patrick Kane didn’t help matters, either. According to reports, off-ice issues have also been a problem. Things even boiled...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers-Blackhawks Preview

(AP) - Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville took a long look at his power play, then moved one goal to the corner of the ice and put his players through battle drills for a loose puck along the boards. No one is pressing the panic button in Chicago, but the Blackhawks know they have to step up their play as they complete an already disappointing eight-game homestand Tuesday...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago D-man Oduya out couple of weeks with upper-body injury

CHICAGO -- Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya will be sidelined for a couple weeks with an upper-body injury, and coach Joel Quenneville says Scott Darling will start in goal on Tuesday night against Florida. Oduya was injured in the first period of Sunday's 6-2 loss to Boston. He played in each of Chicago's first 60 games. The absence of Oduya, along with the uneven play by some...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks searching for answers heading into stretch run

CHICAGO (AP) Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya will be sidelined for a couple weeks with an upper-body injury, and coach Joel Quenneville says Scott Darling will start in goal on Tuesday night against Florida. Oduya was injured in the first period of Sunday's 6-2 loss to Boston. He played in each of Chicago's first 60 games. The absence of Oduya, along with the uneven play by some...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Oduya Out “A Couple Weeks”

After practice Monday, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville confirmed that defenseman Johnny Oduya will miss “a couple weeks” because of an upper-body injury. Oduya, 33, skated only one shift before leaving Sunday’s loss to the Bruins. He is averaging 20:06 on … Continue reading → The post Johnny Oduya Out “A Couple Weeks” appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Joel Quenneville: The man, the myth, the mustache

Despite their struggles as of late, it’s safe to say that the Blackhawks are still Chicago’s most successful sports team. Players like Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, and Corey Crawford are some of the cities most well-known superstars, but perhaps no one is more recognizable than the man (and his ‘stache) behind the bench. Joel Quenneville, […] The post Joel Quenneville: The...
Via Along the Boards
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Midnight Hawk wins feature at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Midnight Hawk seized command turning for home and rolled to a 1 1/2-length victory in the $60,000 feature Friday at Santa Anita, a major drop in class for the 4-year-old colt trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert and co-owned by Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Midnight Hawk ran one mile in 1:36.77 and paid $4.40, $3.20 and...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Shaw, Blackhawks Bury Coyotes

On a night filled with milestones, the Chicago Blackhawks broke out of a two-game home losing streak with authority and hammered the visiting Arizona Coyotes. Patrick Kane scored his 200th career regular season goal in Joel Quenneville’s 500th regular season … Continue reading → The post Andrew Shaw, Blackhawks Bury Coyotes appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Joel Quenneville’s 500 Games

Tuesday night’s win was the 500th regular season game behind the bench in Chicago for coach Joel Quenneville, who has led the resurrection of the franchise. He has put together the best resume of any coach in the long, storied … Continue reading → The post Joel Quenneville’s 500 Games appeared first on Committed Indians.
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Preds Coach Acts Like Jealous Boyfriend When Ref Winks at Quenneville (VIDEO)

The Nashville Predators have a show called “Beneath The Ice” that shows behind the scenes footage and inside access to everything that goes on behind the bench and off the ice.  A recent episode captured Predators Coach Peter Laviolette during a game against the Chicago Blackhawks, in which he accused referee Kevin Pollock of… “winking” at the Blackhawks bench… Aka...
Via Sports Mockery
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

(VIDEO) Coach Q Doesn’t Give a “Expletive” About his Potty Mouth

Everyone knows that Chicago Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville is quite animated behind the bench during a hockey game, but did you know how often he drops the F-bomb? A LOT, and we are able to show you in some short clips to prove it. If you followed the Epix series “Road to the Winter Classic” featuring the Blackhawks and the Capitals, you may have noticed how much Joel Quenneville...
Via Sports Mockery
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Versteeg To Miss A Month

After Saturday’s skate, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville told the media the team expects forward Kris Versteeg to miss about a month with a hand injury suffered in the Winter Classic. Versteeg, 28, was enjoying a career renaissance with his legs … Continue reading → The post Kris Versteeg To Miss A Month appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Winger Could Miss Extended Time After Apparent Hand Injury

The Blackhawks suffered two major losses Sunday. One to the Washington Capitals on the most prestigious of regular season stages, and another to injury. Coach Joel Quenneville said Kris Versteeg, “could be out for a bit.” #Blackhawks — Chris Kuc (@ChrisKuc) January 1, 2015 The injury came after an errant shot from Capitals winger Eric Fehr caught Versteeg in the hand. While...
Via Sports Mockery
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks' Kris Versteeg 'could be out for a bit' with injury

  Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says left wing Kris Versteeg ''could be out for a bit'' with an injury sustained in the Winter Classic. Versteeg was hurt when he blocked Eric Fehr's shot with his left hand early in the third period of Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Washington Capitals. ''He could be out for a bit, but we'll know more'' on Friday, Quenneville said. Versteeg...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2015  |  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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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks searching for consistency on six-game road trip

  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 unit, turning...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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