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Coaches The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time  

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In all the years they've been competing in the NHL, the Chicago Blackhawks have certainly gone through some great (and not so great) coaches. That being said, who is the best Chicago Blackhawks head coach of all time? This list ranks every Chicago Blackhawks coach from best to worst with the help of our users. Hockey fans like you have already voted on this list, but we want you to contribute as well. Upvote your top Chicago Blackhawks coaches, keeping stats like regular season record and playoff appearances in mind.

It's hard not to argue that current Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville is the best in team history. Quenneville has won three Stanley Cup championships in six seasons. Tommy Gorman also holds a special place in Blackhawks history. Gorman not only was a founder of the NHL, he also coached the Blackhawks to their first ever Stanley Cup championship in 1934.

If the Chicago Blackhawks assembled a team with players from every decade, who would coach it? Vote for the most winningest Chicago Blackhawks coach, or simply just the coach that you personally liked the most.
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43 3
Joel Quenneville is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time

2
15 3
Billy Reay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 86 (1918-2004)

3
14 4
Rudy Pilous is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Rudy Pilous

4
12 5
Tommy Ivan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 88 (1911-1999)

5
8 4
Darryl Sutter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
age 61

6
6 3
Sid Abel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 82 (1918-2000)

7
6 4
Barney Stanley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Barney Stanley Dec. at 78 (1893-1971)

8
6 4
Mike Keenan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
age 70

9
3 1
Jeremy Colliton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Jeremy Colliton age 34

10
2 1
Lorne Chabot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 46 (1900-1946)

11
5 5
Hughie Lehman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 76 (1885-1961)

12
4 4
Johnny Gottselig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Johnny Gottselig Dec. at 81 (1905-1986)

13
4 4
Tommy Gorman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 75 (1886-1961)

14
4 4
Pete Muldoon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Pete Muldoon

15
3 3
Herb Gardiner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Herb Gardiner Dec. at 81 (1891-1972)

16
2 2
Paul Thompson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 85 (1906-1991)

17
2 2
Dirk Graham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
age 60

18
2 2
Dick Irvin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 65 (1892-1957)

19
2 2
Brian Sutter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
age 63

20
1 1
Charlie Conacher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 58 (1909-1967)

21
1 1
Eddie Johnston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time

22
1 1
Ebbie Goodfellow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1906-1985)

23
4 5
Denis Savard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
age 58

24
4 5
Bill Stewart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
age 62

25
2 3
Orval Tessier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago Blackhawks Coaches of All Time
Orval Tessier age 86