On November 7, Chicago Blackhawks management announced the dismissal of coach Joel quinneville. Jamie Crichton, 33, will replace quinneville as the 38th manager of the Chicago Blackhawks.
In the 2018-2019 season, the Chicago Blackhawks are 6-6, with another three overtime games losing 15 points. Ranked sixth in the central division, two points away from the second place Colorado Avalanche team. The Chicago Blackhawks have lost all of their last five games, losing five straight games. Last season, the Blackhawks didn’t make it to the playoffs. In the previous two seasons, the Chicago Blackhawks had a round of playoffs for two consecutive years. These recent unsatisfactory results undoubtedly cover up the brilliant achievements of Chicago Blackhawks who won the Stanley Cup three times from 2009 to 2015.
During his 22 seasons in charge, quinneville was the head coach of St. Louis blue and Colorado Avalanche before coaching the Chicago Blackhawks. Q coach quinneville, 60, has won 890 games in his career. In NHL’s history, he has become the second most successful manager in history. After taking over the Chicago Blackhawks in 2008, quinneville won 452 of the 11 seasons the Blackhawks have been in charge of, and led the team to win the Stanley Cup in 2010, 2013 and 2015. The length of 11 seasons has made quinneville the longest coach in the history of NHL.