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Joel Quenneville is a Canadian–American professional ice hockey coach and former player. He won three Stanley Cup titles as head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks and has also coached the St. Louis Blues, Colorado Avalanche, and Florida Panthers.
On January 15, 2016, he surpassed Al Arbour with his 783rd win as an NHL coach, making Quenneville second only to Scotty Bowman in total wins. He is often referred to by fans and players as “Coach Q” or simply as “Q”.
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Profession||Ice hockey Coach/ Former player|
Joel Norman Quenneville was born on September 15, 1958 (age 63 years) in Windsor, Canada. He is of Franco-Ontarian heritage. Quenneville is a first cousin, once removed, of Peter Quenneville, who was drafted 195th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, John Quenneville, who was drafted 30th overall by the New Jersey Devils in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft and David, who was drafted 200th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
As a player, Quenneville was drafted 21st overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1978 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the OHA’s Windsor Spitfires, the New Brunswick Hawks, Baltimore Skipjacks and St. John’s Maple Leafs of the American Hockey League (AHL), and the Maple Leafs, Colorado Rockies, New Jersey Devils, Hartford Whalers and Washington Capitals of the NHL. He has also been a player/assistant coach of St. John’s, head coach of the AHL’s Springfield Indians, and assistant coach of the Quebec Nordiques and Colorado Avalanche.
Quenneville won the Stanley Cup as an assistant coach with the Avalanche in 1996. He then moved to the Blues franchise, becoming head coach midway through the next season after Mike Keenan was fired. He led St. Louis to seven straight playoff berths. His best season was in 1999–2000 when he led the Blues to a franchise record of 51 wins and their first Presidents’ Trophy for the league’s best regular-season record.
However, they were upset in the playoffs, losing to the San Jose Sharks in the first round. In Quenneville’s eighth season with the Blues, the team started poorly and late in the year was in danger of missing the playoffs for the first time in a quarter-century. As a result, Quenneville was fired.
Quenneville was hired to coach the Avalanche in June 2004, before the 2004–05 NHL lockout resulted in the season’s cancellation. In his first year with the Avalanche, he led the team to the playoffs and a first-round upset of the Dallas Stars.
On March 25, 2007, Quenneville coached his 750th career game. He became one of only seven currently active coaches to reach 750 games as of the 2006–07 season. Quenneville coached his 400th win on October 26, 2007, a 3–2 overtime game against the Calgary Flames. On May 9, 2008, the Avalanche announced that Quenneville was leaving the organization. Quenneville was hired as a pro scout by the Chicago Blackhawks in September 2008.
On October 16, 2008, Quenneville was promoted to head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, replacing former Blackhawk Denis Savard. On December 1, 2009, he received his 500th win as a coach in an 11-round shootout battle against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
In his first two seasons with Chicago, he led the team to the 2009 Western Conference Final and the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals. With the Blackhawks’ victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in the latter, Quenneville earned his first Stanley Cup as a head coach. On December 18, 2011, he earned his 600th career coaching win, winning 4–2 against the Calgary Flames.
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Quenneville earned his second championship as a head coach against the Boston Bruins during the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals, cementing his status as one of a handful of Chicago’s head coaches with multiple championships (the others are George Halas of the Chicago Bears, Phil Jackson of the Chicago Bulls, and Frank Chance of the Chicago Cubs). On March 19, 2014, Quenneville became just the third head coach in NHL history to record 700 wins. On March 23, 2015, Quenneville reached 750 wins as a coach.
His team won the Stanley Cup for the third time on June 15, 2015, with a 2–0 shutout over the Tampa Bay Lightning. This was the first Blackhawks’ championship win on home ice since 1938. With his third win, Quenneville became the third coach in Chicago sports history to win three championships, after Halas and Jackson.
On January 14, 2016, Quenneville earned his 783rd win, passing Al Arbour for second all-time among NHL coaches. On April 3, 2016, Quenneville earned his 800th win, in a 6–4 victory over the Boston Bruins, and joined Scotty Bowman as the only two coaches with at least 800 wins.
On February 21, 2017, the Blackhawks defeated the Minnesota Wild 5–3, helping Quenneville become the second coach in Blackhawks history to win 400 games. On February 21, 2018, Quenneville became the third coach in NHL history to coach 1,600 games as the Blackhawks won 3–2 over the Ottawa Senators.
On March 10, Quenneville coached in his 1,608th regular-season game and passed Arbour for second-most on NHL all-time games coached list. On November 6, 2018, the Blackhawks fired Quenneville after a 6–6–3 start in the 2018–19 season. He concluded his tenure in Chicago with a 452–249–96 regular-season record, a 76–52 record in the postseason, and as the second-winningest coach in NHL history with 890 wins.
On April 8, 2019, the Florida Panthers hired Joel Quenneville as head coach. In his first season with the Panthers, Quenneville led the Panthers to a 35–26–8 record in the pandemic-shortened 2019–20 season and the Panthers’ first playoff appearance in four seasons, losing to the New York Islanders in four games in the qualifying round. In the 2021–22 season, Quenneville led the Panthers to a 7–0–0 record through the team’s first seven games but resigned as coach on October 28, 2021, as a result of the fallout from the 2010 Chicago Blackhawks sexual assault scandal.
Resignation after sexual assault involvement
Joel Quenneville resigned October 28, 2021, as head coach of the Florida Panthers following a meeting with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman about his involvement in the Chicago Blackhawks’ sexual abuse case. Assistant coach Andrew Brunette took over on an interim basis.
Quenneville was in his third year as head coach of the Panthers, who are off to a 7-0-0 start. He resigns with two additional years and more than $15 million left on his contract. Bettman said in a statement that the NHL agrees with Quenneville’s decision to resign.
On October 27, 2021, Kyle Beach came forward as “John Doe,” the former Blackhawks player who filed a lawsuit against the team for mishandling his sexual assault allegations in 2010. The suit led the Blackhawks to commission an investigation by the law firm Jenner & Block, which looked into the allegations that former video coach Brad Aldrich sexually assaulted and harassed Kyle Beach during the team’s 2010 Stanley Cup run.
The investigation, which was made public Tuesday, revealed that Quenneville was aware of the situation and took part in at least one meeting regarding the allegations during the 2010 postseason. Quenneville had previously said he only learned of the allegations in the summer of 2021 “through the media.”
Quenneville was hospitalized and reported as being “in stable condition after ‘severe discomfort’ of a non-cardiac nature” on February 16, 2011, resulting in him missing a home game versus the Minnesota Wild that night. After a conversation with the coach, Kelly Chase reported that Quenneville had suffered from internal bleeding, the cause of which was yet to be discovered, but that he was in high spirits and intended to be behind the bench for the Blackhawks next game on February 18.
It was announced on February 18, that the problem had been a small ulcer caused by aspirin, a drug known to have the potential for gastrointestinal side effects. He finally returned to take the Blackhawks practice on February 23, having been released from the hospital on February 19.
Joel Quenneville is married to Elizabeth Quenneville, they had their wedding in 1988. His wife Elizabeth Quenneville is a native of Connecticut whom he met during his stint with the Hartford Whalers. Joel and his wife live in a private house in Coral Springs, Florida with their three children: a son, Dylan Quenneville, and two daughters, Lily Quenneville and Anna Quenneville. After working in the U.S. for over 30 years Quenneville passed the USCIS naturalization test required to become a United States citizen on May 24, 2011, and now has dual citizenship.
Joel Quenneville net worth
How much is Joel Quenneville worth? Joel Quenneville net worth is estimated at around $10 million. His main source of income is from his career as an ice hockey coach. Joel Quenneville successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest ice hockey coaches in Canada.