Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville signs three-year contract extension

Tuesday January 12th, 2016

The Chicago Blackhawks have announced that head coach Joel Quenneville has signed a three-year contract extension to remain with the team through the 2019–20 NHL season.

Quenneville is in his eighth season with the team after being hired in October 2008. During that time, he has led Chicago to three Stanley Cup titles (2010, ’13, ’15).

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During his years with the Blackhawks, the former NHL defenseman has compiled a 343–168–69 mark, which includes a franchise record .651 winning percentage.

Quenneville, 57, holds an overall record of 781–451–77–110 in 19 years behind the bench and needs one more win to tie Hall of Famer Al Arbour for second on the NHL’s all time victories list among coaches. The league’s winningest active bench boss, Quenneville previously coached the St. Louis Blues (1996-2004) and the Colorado Avalanche (2005-08). 

- Christopher Chavez

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