The Chicago Blackhawks have fired coach Joel Quenneville, the winner of three Stanley Cups in Chicago. The team also let go assistants Kevin Dineen and Ulf Samuelsson and named Jeremy Colliton head coach. He was in his second season as coach of the team's AHL affiliate in Rockford. "As Chicago Blackhawks fans have seen over the last decade, this organization no longer shies away from making tough decisions or ones based on emotion," owner Rocky Wirtz said in a statement. "Those days are long behind us. Of course, Joel's was difficult, as it should have been. During his tenure as head coach to the Chicago Blackhawks, Joel brought the city of Chicago and our fans three Stanley Cups and an incredible era of hockey. "When Joel was originally hired into our 2008 season, we had great hope for his potential to take the team to new levels. He went beyond what anyone expected. As difficult as that decision in 2008 was, this one was tougher. But...



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