Once again, a Washington Capitals leadership baton is passed from Dale Hunter to Adam Oates.
The wait may the hardest part for Washington Capitals fans, but not for general manager George McPhee as he goes through the process of finding the next coach. He's been patient since Dale Hunter confirmed he wasn't coming back.
George McPhee doesn't look like a man in a hurry. The vacancy sign has been up for a Washington Capitals coach for a month now since Dale Hunter's unsurprising departure, but the urgency to make a move before next weekend's NHL draft isn't there.
Joel Quenneville thought he was coming down with the flu. It turned out his illness was a little more serious, but he's fine now.
Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville was released from the hospital after being treated for gastrointestinal bleeding brought on by a small ulcer.
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville missed Chicago's 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night with an undisclosed illness that sent him to the hospital.
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville was in stable condition Wednesday after being admitted to a hospital with an undisclosed illness.