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|1978 NHL DRAFT PICK|
No. 21 overall by Toronto Maple Leafs
September 15, 1958
Height: 6-0 Weight: 188
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario (Canada)
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
World Junior Championships: 1978 (bronze) (reserve, did not play)
OMJHL All-Star Second Team: 1977-78 (Windsor)
Game: 1977 (Windsor)
Miscellaneous: Attended University of Windsor during junior career.
| Debut: October 22, 1978 (Toronto at N.Y.
Numbers: 3 (Toronto); 22 (Colo./N.J.); 3
(Hartford); 2 (Washington)
Stanley Cup: 1996 (assistant coach).
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
1978-1991||TOR, COL/NJ, HAR, WAS||
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
Jack Adams Award (Coach of Year): 1999-00 (St. Louis)
All-Star Game: 2000 (St. Louis) (assistant coach); 2001 (St. Louis)
Hartford Most Valuable Defenseman: 1983-84, 1984-85
Founders Trophy (Community Service): 1987-88 (shared)
Guy Award (Media Vote): 1989-90
Hartford Favorite Whaler:
St. Louis Records: Most games coached (593), most career coaching victories
(307), most coaching victories in one season (51 in
1999-00: Coached St. Louis to NHL's best regular-season
Career: Named Quebec assistant coach on July 19, 1994, relocated with team
to Colorado on June 21, 1995, and remained in that position until Jan. 6,
1997 ... Named St. Louis head coach on Jan. 6, 1997, and remained in that
position until Feb. 24, 2004. ... Named Colorado head coach on July 7, 2004,
and remained in that position through 2006-07 season.
Broadcasting Career: Served as Hartford radio color commentator for
several games while injured during 1988-89 and 1989-90 seasons.
Miscellaneous: Missed parts of 1979-80 season with ribcage injury,
suffered in March 1980, and with torn ligaments in left ring finger, an injury
that required surgery in March 1980. ... Missed part of 1981-82 season with
severely sprained left ankle, twisted left knee and facial lacerations,
injuries suffered when he crashed into the boards during Colorado's Jan. 4,
1982, practice. ... Was on Colorado team that relocated to New Jersey on
June 30, 1982. ... Traded by New Jersey with Steve Tambellini to Calgary for Phil Russell and Mel Bridgman on June 20, 1983. He never played
for Calgary franchise, which traded Quenneville and Richie Dunn to Hartford for Mickey Volcan just two weeks later on July 5, 1983. ... Missed
part of 1985-86 season with pulled stomach muscle, an injury suffered during
Hartford's Dec. 16, 1985, game at Montreal. ... Missed
most of 1986-87 season with broken right shoulder clavicle, an injury suffered
during Hartford's Dec.
18, 1986, game vs. Boston. ... Missed part of 1988-89 season with separated
shoulder, an injury suffered during Hartford's Jan. 19, 1989, game vs.
Montreal. ... Served as Hartford assistant captain from 1984-85 through
1988-89. ... Signed with Toronto as unrestricted free agent
on July 30, 1991, but never played for parent team.
|Post-Draft Teams: New Brunswick (AHL);
Baltimore, St. John's (AHL)|
World Championships: 2004 (head coach)
AWARDS AND HONORS
AHL All-Star Second Team: 1991-92
Coaching Career: Named St. John's (AHL)
player-assistant coach prior to 1991-92 season, stopped playing after 1991-92
season and remained in position until July 1993. ... Named Springfield
(AHL) head coach in July 1993 and remained in that position until July 19,
Miscellaneous: Was very active in
charitable causes and the Whalers' Community Relations program during his
years in Hartford. ... Played first base for Hartford's off-season charity softball team.
... Worked as a stock broker for Legg-Mason Company during summers of 1987 and
1988. ... Played in Heroes of Hockey game during 2001 NHL All-Star Weekend in
Denver. ... Named head coach of Team Canada for 2004 World Championships on
March 15, 2004.
Personal: Nicknamed "Herbie." ...
Full name is Joel Norman Quenneville.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|TRADE: Toronto traded Quenneville and Lanny
McDonald to Colorado in exchange for Pat Hickey and Wilf Paiement on December
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