The Chicago Blackhawks made the tough decision to part ways with long-time coach Joel Quenneville, who led the team to three Stanley Cups over the last decade. In his place steps Jeremy Colliton, the 33-year-old former head coach of the Rockford IceHogs.
Winning has become expected, and the championship window is still alive and the organization felt a change was needed to keep this team in contention. Just a couple of days after taking over as the head coach, Colliton will be on the bench for his first game as Blackhawks head coach on Thursday night.
A lot of eyes will be on Colliton this season to see if he can inject osme urgency to get this Blackhawks team back in the championship hunt and out of the cellar of the Central Division in the Western Conference.
Here’s everything you need to know about the showdown between the Blackhawks and the Hurricanes.
BLACKHAWKS VS. HURRICANES: HOW TO WATCH
What: Carolina Hurricanes at Chicago Blackhawks
Where: United Center, Chicago, IL
TV Channel: NBC Sports Chicago
LIve Stream: MyTeams App (Click Here for link)
BLACKHAWKS VS. HURRICANES TV SCHEDULE
7:00 PM: Chicago Blackhawks Pregame Live
7:30 PM: Carolina Hurricanes @ Chicago Blackhawks
10:00 PM: Chicago Blackhawks Postgame Live
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