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Hawks Coach Hospitalized




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    Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville will miss tonight's game after being hospitalized with an undisclosed health concern.

    "Joel presented severe discomfort late last night at his home in suburban Chicago," head team physician Dr. Michael Terry said in a statement. "He went to the emergency room and was admitted early this morning. He is currently in stable condition and is being treated for an undisclosed health concern today, not of cardiac nature."

    Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman says assistant coach Mike Haviland will be behind the bench in Quenneville's absence.

    Bowman added in a statement, "We certainly wish Joel a speedy recovery and we will do everything possible to support him and his family throughout the process.”

    The Blackhawks did not announce a timetable for when Quenneville could return to his coaching duties with the team.

    "Further testing is ongoing and we will provide an update when possible,” Terry said.