Blackhawks fire Joel Quenneville, name Jeremy Colliton head coach

Quenneville’s 890 wins rank second all time in NHL history.

For the first time in a decade, the Chicago Blackhawks will have a new head coach.

On Tuesday morning, the team announced the firing of Joel Quenneville and moved Jeremy Colliton up from the Rockford IceHogs to take over the head coaching role.

Quenneville was the second-winningest coach in team history, with 452 regular season wins and 76 more in the postseason, including Stanley Cup victories in 2010, 2013 and 2015.

Stay tuned to Second City Hockey as we examine every angle of this stunning turn of events.