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ToHN Daily: Jeremy Colliton fired, Derek King takes over




The Chicago Blackhawks fired head coach Jeremy Colliton, along with assistant coaches Tomas Mitell and Sheldon Brookbank on Saturday. Derek King takes over behind the bench on an interim basis.

The decision was made by interim GM Kyle Davidson, who did not waste much time after taking over from disgraced former GM Stan Bowman.

Jeremy Colliton was 88-92-26 in 206 games (.490 points percentage) on the Blackhawks bench, posting a 2-9-2 record this season.

King earned an overtime win against Nashville Sunday in his first game behind the bench.

To the links…


Vancouver: Five takeaways – Vancouver Canucks 6, Dallas Stars 3

Calgary: Three surprises from the Flames so far.

Montreal: Five takeaways – Canadiens collapse in 5-2 loss to Vegas. (MHN+)

Toronto: The big dogs eat; Kase and Bunting go to battle. (ToHN+)

Toronto: Auston Matthews and John Tavares both score two as the Maple Leafs beat the Bruins, 5-2.

Toronto: Five reasons that the Maple Leafs have won five in a row.




Pittsburgh: Jusso Riikola and Pierre-Olivier Joseph are not taking advantage of opportunities.

Colorado:This is not how you play hockey.” Mikko Rantanen is not pleased with his team after a loss in Columbus.

Vegas: Takeaways – Red Wings youth shines, Brossoit struggles.

Boston: Quick-strike Leafs leave Bruins searching for identity.

Boston: Bruins showing some early defense concerns. (BHN+)

Florida: Even without Sasha Barkov, the Panthers knocked the Carolina Hurricanes from the ranks of the unbeaten. The Panthers are 10-0-1, matching the best 11-game start in NHL history.

Detroit: Bertuzzi’s engine fires, Red Wings rally, end skid.

Detroit: Dylan Larkin returns to the Red Wings.

Pittsburgh: The Penguins wasted a Kasperi Kapanen hat trick in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Vegas: Owen Krepps has takeaways from Saturday’s 5-2 Golden Knights win at Montreal.

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