‘Full recovery’ expected for Quenneville
Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville was released from
the hospital Saturday after suffering gastrointestinal bleeding,
the team said.
“Joel was released from the hospital today and is resting
comfortably at home. We will continue to monitor him and still
anticipate a full recovery,” head team physician Dr. Michael Terry
said in a statement.
“We are working to determine when it is best for him to return
to his coaching duties.”
The team had earlier said the 52-year-old, Stanley Cup-winning
coach was hospitalized because of a small ulcer caused by
The Blackhawks host Pittsburgh on Sunday, visit St. Louis on
Monday, then travel to Nashville next Thursday.
In Quenneville’s absence, assistant coach Mike Haviland guided
Chicago to a victory over Minnesota on Wednesday and in a loss to
Columbus on Friday.