SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Joel Quenneville turned to No. 1 goalie Sergei Bobrovsky for the second consecutive night, calling it a “real easy” decision.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky beat his former team in their first meeting.
Bobrovsky made 33 saves and Josh Brown scored the winning goal in the Florida Panthers’ 4-1 victory over...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are heating up.
Aleksander Barkov and Brett Connolly each had a goal and an assist to lift the Panthers over the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers’ power play had another big night taking advantage of the New York Rangers’ struggles on special teams.
BOSTON (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored one of four Florida goals in the third period and added the winner in a shootout as the Panthers rallied from a four-goal deficit and beat the Boston Bruins 5-4...
BOSTON (AP) — Down four goals after two periods, Florida coach Joel Quenneville switched goalies and the Panthers responded with the biggest comeback in club history.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida Panthers' resiliency and determination helped them earn two points.
Vincent Trocheck recorded the shootout winner, and the Panthers beat the New York Rangers 6-5...
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Florida Panthers needed a period to get up to full speed against the Edmonton Oilers.
Brian Boyle and Jayce Hawryluk each had a goal and an assist and the...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Florida finally won a game that extended past regulation time.
Vincent Trocheck scored the deciding goal in the shootout to give the Panthers a 3-2 victory over the...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another strong third period provided a satisfying conclusion to a three-game road trip for coach Joel Quenneville and the Florida Panthers.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Panthers beat their Florida rivals for the first time in nearly two years.
Mike Hoffman had his second career hat trick to help Florida beat Tampa Bay 4-3 on...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks and forward Alex DeBrincat have agreed to a three-year, $19.2 million contract extension through the 2022-23 season.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — It was April 8, the first Monday after the NHL regular season. As 16 teams were getting ready for the playoffs, the Florida Panthers — as usual — were getting ready to begin...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov agony and anguish were constant companions this summer.
Despite outstanding individual numbers, reflecting on his season...
CHICAGO (AP) — Jeremy Colliton has a plan, and he has time. It feels pretty good, too.
Unlike last season, when he took over after the Chicago Blackhawks fired coach Joel Quenneville in...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Marc Crawford as an assistant coach on Jeremy Colliton's staff.
The 58-year-old Crawford was the interim head coach for Ottawa at the end of...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Dale Tallon and Joel Quenneville are together again, and the Florida Panthers are ready for them to recreate their magic.
CHICAGO (AP) — Somewhere along the way, while Patrick Kane was piling up points and the special teams were rounding into form, the talk around the Chicago Blackhawks shifted from draft positioning to the wild-card standings.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews loves playing alongside Patrick Kane, and the feeling is mutual.
With the Chicago Blackhawks struggling once again, coach Jeremy Colliton tried an old favorite.
Toews had three goals and two assists, Kane added two goals and three assists, and the Blackhawks handed the Washington Capitals their season-high fifth consecutive loss with an 8-5 victory on Sunday.
DALLAS (AP) — This time, the Chicago Blackhawks got off to a fast start and held on for the victory.
Kane had two goals and an assist, and the Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Thursday night for their first win streak in two months.
Alex DeBrincat had a goal and two assists for Chicago, and defenseman Erik Gustafsson scored for the second straight game. Brendan Perlini had an empty-netter, and Cam Ward made 26 saves.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Blues will be casting a wide net in their coaching search.
General manager Doug Armstrong fired Mike Yeo after Monday's 2-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings. Craig Berube is the interim coach while Armstrong assembles a list of candidates for the permanent job.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad scored first-period goals, Corey Crawford made 39 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to defeat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Sunday night.
Dominik Kahun added an empty-netter with 58.5 second left as the Blackhawks improved to 2-2-2 under coach Jeremy Colliton, who replaced Joel Quenneville on Nov. 6. Patrick Kane had two assists for Chicago, 2-0-1 in its last three games.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks got off to a fast start and then leaned on Corey Crawford to pull out a sorely needed win.
Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad scored first-period goals, Crawford made 39 saves and Chicago held on to defeat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Sunday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jeremy Colliton got his first win as an NHL coach when Corey Crawford made 28 saves to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 1-0 on Wednesday night, stopping an eight-game losing streak.
Chicago's slide began with a 7-3 loss at St. Louis on Oct. 27, and Colliton took over after Joel Quenneville was fired on Nov. 6. The Blackhawks then dropped his first three games behind the bench before shutting down the Blues in the opener of a three-game homestand.
CHICAGO (AP) — The game puck for his first NHL win meant something to Jeremy Colliton.
The relief for his players meant a lot more.
Colliton got his first victory as an NHL coach when Corey Crawford made 28 saves to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 1-0 on Wednesday night, stopping an eight-game losing streak.
"This group needed some good things to happen," Colliton said. "They needed it. They need some reinforcement that the sun's coming up on this."
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flyers are riding high on confidence, and it's showing in their results.
Sean Couturier had two goals and an assist, Brian Elliott made 33 saves and the surging Flyers continued their dominance over Chicago in Philadelphia with a 4-0 victory over the slumping Blackhawks on Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jeremy Colliton's NHL coaching debut got off to a shaky start before the Chicago Blackhawks began skating with confidence and made it respectable.
Goals by Andrei Svechnikov, Jaccob Slavin, Phillip Di Giuseppe and Calvin de Haan gave Carolina a four-goal lead early in the second period and the Hurricanes held on for a 4-3 victory over the Blackhawks on Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Goals by Andrei Svechnikov, Jaccob Slavin, Phillip Di Giuseppe and Calvin de Haan gave Carolina a four-goal lead early in the second period and the Hurricanes held on for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night that spoiled the NHL coaching debut of Jeremy Colliton.
Colliton became the 38th coach of the Blackhawks on Tuesday after Joel Quenneville was fired after 10 seasons with Chicago. Quenneville ranked second in NHL history with 890 regular-season victories.
CHICAGO _ The Chicago Blackhawks fired coach Joel Quenneville Tuesday and named Jeremy Colliton to replace him, making him the 38th head coach in franchise history.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jeremy Colliton knows all about Joel Quenneville's legacy with the Chicago Blackhawks.
He thinks he knows what to do, too.
"I have a huge amount of respect for Joel," Colliton said. "Those are huge shoes to fill. I won't try to fill them. I've got to be myself. And we're different people, so I'll bring different things to the table, different ideas to the table."
CHICAGO (AP) — Joel Quenneville knew the deal. After three Stanley Cup titles and nine playoff appearances with the Chicago Blackhawks, the longtime coach figured this was a big season for him.
"I only think we're in the winning business and we better win," Quenneville said on the first day of training camp.
Two months later, it was over.
The Blackhawks fired Quenneville on Tuesday, ending a wildly successful run that returned the franchise to the top of the NHL after years of heartache.
CHICAGO (AP) — Scott Foster is going to help the Chicago Blackhawks at some optional morning skates after his memorable appearance as an emergency goaltender last season.
Foster joined regular goalies Corey Crawford and Cam Ward for practice Thursday morning before Chicago's game against the New York Rangers.
Coach Joel Quenneville said Foster was receptive when they told him about the opportunity.
"I think he likes the idea, yeah," a grinning Quenneville said. "It beats the beer league."
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In just his second game back after a nearly 10-month absence, Corey Crawford showed he is already in top form.
Crawford stopped 37 shots to get his first win since late December, and Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist, as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 Saturday night.
"It was nice to see him play like that," Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said. "It was vintage (Crawford).
CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will start Thursday night against Arizona in his first game since he missed most of last season because of a concussion.
Coach Joel Quenneville confirmed Crawford's return at the team's morning skate. Rookie forward Luke Johnson was assigned to Rockford of the American Hockey League, leaving three goaltenders on Chicago's roster.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jonathan Toews can feel the rejuvenated spirit permeating through the Blackhawks' dressing room after they missed the playoffs last season.
Toews scored his third goal of the game 2:20 into overtime and Chicago beat the St. Louis Blues 5-4 on Saturday night.
"It's poise across the lineup," Toews said. "Everyone felt that poise tonight, stuck with it and those are all things we're looking for and wanted to improve from last year."
LAST SEASON: 33-39-10, 76 points. Last place in Central Division.
COACH: Joel Quenneville (11th season, 22nd NHL season).
ADDED: G Cam Ward, F Chris Kunitz, D Brandon Manning, F Marcus Kruger.
LOST: F Vinnie Hinostroza, D Jordan Oesterle, F Patrick Sharp, G Jean-Francois Berube.
CHICAGO (AP) — For all the talk about Corey Crawford and the aging core of the Chicago Blackhawks, coach Joel Quenneville delivered a simple message as the team got back together for the start of a season that could have a dramatic impact on the direction of the franchise.
CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Crawford is skating again. The Stanley Cup-winning goaltender hasn't been cleared for practice just yet, but he thinks he is close.
Now about those defensemen for the Chicago Blackhawks.
While Crawford delivered a positive update Friday on his recovery from a concussion that sidelined him for most of last season, defensemen Connor Murphy, Brent Seabrook and Gustav Forsling missed the start of training camp due to injuries.
CHICAGO (AP) — It was quite a first impression. The Chicago Blackhawks began their season with a dominant 10-1 victory over two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh, looking very much like a contender to unseat the Penguins atop the NHL.
It has been more mess than masterpiece since that impressive opening night in October.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have placed goaltender Corey Crawford on injured reserve for the second time this month.
Coach Joel Quenneville says Crawford is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury. He says he will have a better idea about when Crawford might be able to return when he gets back on the ice.
DALLAS (AP) — Ken Hitchcock's 800th career win came against one of only two NHL coaches with more.
Tyler Seguin scored two goals in the second period, Ben Bishop earned his 22nd career shutout and the Dallas Stars beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Thursday night to help Hitchcock reach another milestone.
After the game, he was quickly congratulated by Chicago counterpart Joel Quenneville, who ranks second on the career list with 868 coaching wins.
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane is finally on a roll, and so are the Chicago Blackhawks.
Kane scored two slick goals, Corey Crawford made 27 saves and the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 Sunday night for their season-high fifth straight win.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was an adventurous night for Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford.
Crawford briefly left the game in the second period after a collision. He returned and was interfered with during an apparent tying goal that was waved off and then stood firm during a late surge to secure the win.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Looking for a scoring boost, the Blackhawks reunited the top line that helped them win three of the last seven Stanley Cups. But it was the Flyers' No. 1 unit that ruled on this night.
Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek each had a goal and two assists and linemate Sean Couturier also scored to lead Philadelphia over Chicago 3-1 on Thursday.
CHICAGO (AP) — While the Chicago Blackhawks work on their power play and coach Joel Quenneville searches for the right combinations for his lineup, at least they have Corey Crawford in goal.
Crawford made 35 saves in his first shutout of the season, and the Blackhawks stopped a three-game slide with a 3-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.
"Crow was outstanding," Quenneville said. "We gave them some real serious looks and he was outstanding."
LAST SEASON: 50-23-9, 109 points. Won Central Division. Swept by Nashville Predators in first round of playoffs.
COACH: Joel Quenneville (10th season, 21st NHL season).
ADDED: F Brandon Saad, F Patrick Sharp, F Tommy Wingels, D Connor Murphy, G Anton Forsberg.
LOST: F Artemi Panarin, D Niklas Hjalmarsson, D Johnny Oduya, D Brian Campbell, G Scott Darling, F Andrew Desjardins, F Marcus Kruger, D Trevor van Riemsdyk.
When the Boston Bruins fired Claude Julien in February, Joel Quenneville took over as the longest-serving NHL head coach.
Hired in October 2008, Quenneville enters his 10th season with the Chicago Blackhawks amid a continuously rotating cast of coaching peers. Seven teams hired new coaches this offseason, including the first head coach in the history of the league's 31st franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville played 12-plus seasons in the NHL as a steady defenseman. The outlook for his team's blue line corps heading into the 2017-18 season is anything but stable.
Quenneville, entering his 10th year behind the team's bench, struggled to name more than four defensemen who are in Chicago's mix during a session Saturday at the team's annual fan convention.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have hired longtime NHL head coach Lindy Ruff as an assistant to Alain Vigneault.
The Rangers announced the hire Monday. The 57-year-old Ruff was a head coach for almost 19 seasons, compiling a record of 736-554-78-125.
He ranks fourth among head coaches in regular-season games coached, trailing Scotty Bowman, Al Arbour and Joel Quenneville.