Finals confirm status of coaches

Cup winners Julien, Quenneville shrug off speculation, maintain excellence

Updated: June 14, 2013, 7:18 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- It is uncanny, really, the symmetry that exists in the storylines for both head coaches in the Stanley Cup finals.

Claude Julien of the Boston Bruins and Joel Quenneville of the Chicago Blackhawks are Stanley Cup winners, of course, and both have been the subject of firing rumors once or twice during their otherwise stellar runs with their current teams.

Oh, and they've got another thing in common: They're both excellent at their craft.

"One of those guys is going ...

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