The right man at the right time

With his future in doubt, Joel Quenneville answered the challenge this season

Updated: June 4, 2013, 11:04 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- It was early May of last season when the Chicago Blackhawks were at their post-Cup nadir and a power play had as much to do with the front office as the hockey rink.

A first-round playoff exit at the hands of the Phoenix Coyotes marked the second spring in a row the Blackhawks went out like lamb. There was no doubt this season would be important for the front office and the coaching staff, namely coach Joel Quenneville.

Some would say it would be a defining season for ...

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