The Chicago Blackhawks have been absolutely rocked by their sexual abuse coverup scandal dating back to the 2010 season. Additionally, they’ve been a miserable train wreck on the ice so far in the 2021-22 campaign, going 1-9-2 in their first 12 games.
Today, they’ve announced that head coach Jeremy Colliton has been relieved of his duties, along with assistants Sheldon Brookbank and Tomas Mitell. Derek King has been named interim head coach effective immediately.
The Chicago Blackhawks have dismissed coach Jeremy Colliton, sources tell ESPN.
Interim GM Kyle Davidson made the call. Derek King will be the interim coach.
— Emily Kaplan (@emilymkaplan) November 6, 2021