No one else is close. While Thibs is becoming a silent legend in his ability to keep the Bulls relevant through injury and trades that would have decimated lesser teams, Quenneville has made the Blackhawks one of the NHL’s elite teams that every season has a realistic chance of winning the Cup. He’s already the new Ditka in Chicago—and he already has more championships than Ditka, with more on the way.
Audience Choice: Joel Quenneville
Best of Chicago 2014