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Firing of Haviland proves Q still in charge

Firing of Haviland proves Q still in charge
Joel Quenneville is going nowhere.  He wanted everyone to know that right off the bat.  In Tuesday’s conference call to the media, the Blackhawks’ Head Coach made that clear. The same can’t be said for Assistant Coach Mike Haviland, who was “relieved of his duties” Tuesday.  “There (was) some dysfunction in our coaching staff…change was... Read more »

Smith's presence at practice raises questions on Quenneville's future

Smith's presence at practice raises questions on Quenneville's future
No one is pretending that all is well on Planet Blackhawk. After a nine game losing streak, then another three game losing streak, there are certainly problems at the Madhouse. The star players haven’t been good enough.  Stan Bowman didn’t do enough at the trade deadline.  No one is without blame, including head coach Joel... Read more »