Posts tagged "coaching"

A few reasons why the Chicago Blackhawks are in trouble.

A few reasons why the Chicago Blackhawks are in trouble.
When Joel Quenneville felt the need to fire Mike Haviland, and then follow up with comments on the dysfunction of the coaching staff, you knew things were getting bad. It was nice to get some validation for critiquing the coaching for the past couple years, but this seemed even worse than my assessments felt. Then,... Read more »

Blackhawks assistant coach Mike Haviland gets fired.

Blackhawks assistant coach Mike Haviland gets fired.
We all asked for a change in coaching, and we got it. Too bad it was the wrong guy. The Chicago Blackhawks, and Quenneville decided on a fall guy, and surprise, it was not Q or his right hand. Nope, it was the person most likely to take Q’s job should the situation arise. Here... Read more »

Stan Bowman has created excitment for this Blackhawks fan.

Stan Bowman has created excitment for this Blackhawks fan.
Really quick, before I get to the subject of the title for this post; Toews and Bolland are not playing Thursday night against the Wild. Bruno is probably out as well, and I do not want Hawks fans overlooking his recent contributions to the top line. I might be 1 of only a few who... Read more »
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The Blackhawks at 35: Conclusion at 38.

The Blackhawks at 35: Conclusion at 38.
I left the “Blackhawks at 35″ post with the 2 major points surrounding Consistency¬†and ¬†Preparedness. Both are part of the bigger picture themes involving reasons for concern over the seemingly picture perfect first-half of the season. It was mentioned in this post that the Hawks are on the top looking down, which is a wonderful... Read more »

Can the Blackhawks make this the Turning Point?

This season has been ridden with ups and downs. You could say the only thing the Hawks are consistent at is not being consistent. Never too many wins in a row, never too many losses, a true to nature .500 team. And yet on paper, this team seems well beyond only playing .500 hockey. There... Read more »