‘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.