CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have fired assistant coach Mike Kitchen.
Kitchen joined coach Joel Quenneville’s staff in July 2010. He helped the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 2013 and 2015.READ MORE: Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge Reopens Ahead Of Schedule Following Repairs
The team announced the move on Monday. General manager Stan Bowman says in a release they “believe this decision is best for our organization moving forward.”READ MORE: Here's A List Of Weekend Construction In Metro Detroit
The Blackhawks won the Central Division this season with a 50-23-9 record, finishing with the most points in the Western Conference. But they were swept by Nashville in the first round of the playoffs, managing just three goals in the series.MORE NEWS: Detroit Police Seek Assistance Locating Suspect In Connection To Fatal Shooting Of His Wife
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