Posts tagged "Joel Quenneville"

Cruis'n USA

Cruis'n USA
The Blackhawks have played 9 of their 11 games on the road, which has helped give them arguably the worst schedule to start off a wicked important run. Because, as everyone says, starting strong in a shortened season has increased importance. Well, your Chicago Blackhawks, after destroying the Quebec Nordiques just enough to send Smith... Read more »

What Does the Shortened Season Mean for the Blackhawks?

What Does the Shortened Season Mean for the Blackhawks?
One thing we can be sure of, is that it will be even harder to make predictions this year. The shortened season is somewhat of a wildcard thrown into the mix of an already difficult outcome to predict. But, are there teams that will benefit most from this season, and others who are doomed from... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks: Just a little bit about a lot of stuff that means little.

The Chicago Blackhawks: Just a little bit about a lot of stuff that means little.
My life has been busy lately. I feel like I am being pulled in a hundred different directions at the same time, but nothing is really that significant. Just a lot of busy work making life seem crazier than it really is. My guess is that Stan Bowman feels much of the same way. The... Read more »
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Viktor Stalberg, and Michael Frolik. Thoughts on their importance to the Blackhawks.

Viktor Stalberg, and Michael Frolik. Thoughts on their importance to the Blackhawks.
It is no secret that I have been a huge supporter of Viktor Stalberg since getting glimpses of his god-given talents for the sport of hockey. I have made numerous comments on how his speed is unmatched, adding that he could very well be the fastest thing on skates since, well, ever. His Cap hit... Read more »

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 »

The return of Jonathan Toews and what that means for the Blackhawks.

The return of Jonathan Toews and what that means for the Blackhawks.
It has been reported by many sources that Jonathan Toews has been skating consistently enough to get cleared for contact. Many of these sources, including Q himself, have stated the great possibility that Toews might play in the Thursday’s game against the Wild. This news has a lot of significance for the Blackhawk community. First... Read more »
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What does the play of Toews say about the Chicago Blackhawks?

What does the play of Toews say about the Chicago Blackhawks?
Jonathan Toews was voted the 2nd star of the NHL through November. It comes as no surprise to most Hawk fans across the nation, and I don’t want to just add to the already bountiful articles out there celebrating the young captain’s, arguably best season of his career. What I want to point out about... Read more »

"Behind the Bench," an evaluation of Joel Quenneville

"Behind the Bench," an evaluation of Joel Quenneville
My rants throughout his tenure with the Hawks have left little to the imagination on my feelings surrounding Joel Quenneville as the head coach. I realize that there may be some instances where I assumed too much, or was maybe biased to the situation at hand. Lets face it, there is a lot we just... Read more »