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Colliton agrees to 2-year extension as Blackhawks coach

He guided Chicago into the postseason last year, winning a four-game series against Edmonton before being eliminated by Vegas.
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Published: Jan. 12, 2021 at 2:49 PM EST
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CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton has agreed to a two-year contract extension on the eve of his third season with the team. Colliton is 62-58-17 since he replaced Joel Quenneville in November 2018, becoming the 38th coach in franchise history. He guided Chicago into the postseason last year, winning a four-game series against Edmonton before being eliminated by Vegas. Colliton’s extension runs through the 2022-23 season. The Blackhawks open this season on Wednesday - Colliton’s 36th birthday - at Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay.

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