The Chicago Blackhawks are looking for a new coach and Montreal Canadiens assistant coach Luke Richardson on their sights.
According to the site informant daily confrontation Frank Seravalli, Blackhawk asked Habs’ permission to speak with Richardson.
Training updates, as per sources:
> #Blackhawk They sought permission for intvw #GoHabsGo Luke Richardson & # kanks Brad Shaw. Derek King remains a strong candidate.
> David Quinn intvw’ing w #LGRW & # Flyers
> # Flyers intvw’d Jeff Blachelle, Bruce Cassidy also endorsed on their list.
– Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) June 9, 2022
Prior to joining the Canadiens in July 2018, Richardson previously served as an assistant coach for the Ottawa Senate from 2008-2012 and New York Islanders in 2017-2018. He also led Binghamton Senator in the Major League for four seasons.
Seravalli also reports that the Blackhwaks have also asked the Vancouver Canucks for permission to speak with assistant coach Brad Shaw.
Derek King, who served as the Hawks’ interim coach after Jeremy Coleton was sacked during the season, also remains a candidate according to information from Serravalli. He went 27-33-10 off the bench for the Black Hawks this year.
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