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Joel Quenneville is a professional Canadian-American ice hockey coach. Moreover, he is the current head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League. During his coaching career at Blackhawks, he has won three Stanley Cup titles. Furthermore, he has also served as a coach of St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche.
Hockey player, Joel is a married man with his wife. He also has two lovely daughters and a son.
Joel Quenneville was born on September 15, 1958, in Windsor, Canada.
Joel Quenneville, Source: Reddit.com
Although being such a famous person, there is no any information of his other family members. Even their name is unknown. Furthermore, his education background is also unknown. However, he started playing hockey since his childhood.
Quenneville started his professional career as a player in 1978. Toronto Maple Leafs drafted him in the 1978 NHL Entry Draft as a 21st overall pick. Besides this, he also played for the OHAWindsor Spitfires and AHL New Brunswick Hawks. He also played for Toronto Maple Leafs, Colorado Rockies, New Jersey Devils and many other.
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Furthermore, he was also a player as well as assistant coach of St. John's, head coach of the AHL Springfield Indians. However, in 1999–2000 NHL season he won the Jack Adams Award for his excellent performance. Moreover, in 1996 he won the Stanley Cup as an assistant coach. He became the head coach of the Blues franchise after Mike Keenan was fired.
Joel became the head coach of the Blues franchise and helped his team to win the Presidents' Trophy during the 1999–2000 season. On June 2004, Avalanche hired him as their head coach. In the first season, his team wasn't able to perform the best but there was an improvement in all other seasons. However, on May 9, 2008, he left the club and joined Chicago Blackhawks in September 2008 as a pro scout.
Blackhawks promoted Quenneville as their head coach on October 16, 2008. Within his first season, he helped his team to reach the finals of 2009 Western Conference and 2010 Stanley Cup. Well, after his team's victory over Philadelphia Flyers, Quenneville received his first Stanley Cup as a head coach.
Moreover, he won his second championship as a head coach at 2013 Stanley Cup Finals. On June 15, 2015, his team won their third Stanley Cup. With that victory, Quenneville became the third coach in Chicago sports history to win three championships.
Joel Quenneville is blessed with a happy marriage and family life. He married his wife Elizabeth Quenneville in 1988. This couple has three children; a son a son, Dylan, and two daughters, Lily and Anna.
He is equally maintaining his both profession as well as family. This couple is happily maintaining their married life since a long time. So there are very fewer chances of getting divorced. Besides this, there are no any records of his other relationships. His nationality is Canadian and is form white ethnic group.
One of the famous player, as well as coach Joel Quenneville with a great personality, must have a good net worth. Well, his current net worth is around $18 million and his annual salary is $6 million.