Head Coach Chicago Blackhawks
Joel Quenneville is the longest-tenured coach in the NHL and the second-winningest of all time. As one of only two men in the history of the NHL to have played in 800 or more games and coached 1,000 or more games, Joel Quenneville is an NHL legend. Currently in his 10th season with the Blackhawks he coached them to three Stanley Cup titles since 2010.
Quenneville has been a proven winner throughout his coaching career and, while soft in voice, is powerful on impact. He spent 13 seasons as an NHL defenseman, netting 54 goals, 136 assists and 705 penalty minutes in 803 career games.
The Windsor, Ontario, native has guided 18 of his 20 teams to the postseason, which includes reaching the conference finals on six occasions, as well as postseason berths in nine consecutive seasons from 2009 to 2017 with Chicago. He owns the franchise record with 76 playoff wins and paces active NHL head coaches with 118 overall postseason victories.
Quenneville has the resounding ability to translate his experience as a player and unparalleled coaching success to all audiences and leave them engaged and empowered.
Bring the excitement of the NHL and the cache of a NHL celebrity to your events, golf tournaments or corporate dinners by having Joel Quenneville act as your host, emcee or engage in a meet and greet. As a local native to Windsor, Ontario, his ties to his community, success in the big leagues and his compelling, personal stories make Joel Quenneville a great speaker, as well.
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