Luke Richardson set to be named Blackhawks coach, kickstarting new era for team

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks are expected to name Montreal Canadiens assistant Luke Richardson as their new head coach, sources confirmed to the Chicago Tribune on Friday. The Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli first reported the news. Richardson, 53, becomes the 40th head coach in Hawks history and replaces interim coach Derek King. Richardson is tasked with kickstarting a new era for the franchise. The Hawks confirmed that they interviewed four candidates, including Richardson, King, Vancouver Canucks associate coach Brad Shaw and Pittsburgh Penguins assistant Todd Reirden. Richardson has m…

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