The Chicago Blackhawks have fired head coach Joel Quenneville and named Jeremy Colliton as his replacement.
The team also terminated assistant coaches Kevin Dineen and Ulf Samuelsson. Barry Smith will join Colliton as assistant coach. The remainder of the Blackhawks coaching staff will stay the same.
Quenneville joined the team as head coach in 2008 and helped guide the Blackhawks to three Stanley Cup championships.
The Chicago Blackhawks have relieved Joel Quenneville of his coaching duties and have named Jeremy Colliton the 38th head coach in franchise history.— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) November 6, 2018
In addition, the Blackhawks have named Barry Smith an assistant coach on Colliton’s staff. The Blackhawks have also parted ways with Assistant Coaches Kevin Dineen and Ulf Samuelsson. The rest of the Blackhawks coaching staff will remain with the team.— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) November 6, 2018
Source: Chicago Tribune