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Quenneville is in control when at the podium.
Extra media access is never granted for interactions with Joel Quenneville, and that is a tactic that he and the Chicago Blackhawks use to their advantage. There are few coaches who fans get excited to listen to, and Quenneville commands attention when he speaks.
He sometimes doesn't speak for very long, but the mystery and allure surrounding him has created an interesting dynamic in Chicago.
Due to the limited access, there is never a chance for him to elaborate in detail on individual issues, and for that reason the Blackhawks usually keep a low profile during the regular season.
Throughout the winning streak in 2012-13 Quenneville was prodded about the streak, but he refused to give in. He was always concerned with just winning hockey games, and that is what made him and the Blackhawks very successful.