The firing of coach Joel Quenneville Tuesday has some former Blackhawks — and a fake mustache — fired up on Twitter.
Brent Sopel, who played three seasons for the Hawks and was a member of the 2010 Stanley Cup champs, tweeted that general manager Stan Bowman “should be fired” and called him a “terrible GM.”
The response from Daniel Carcillo, who won a Stanley Cup with the Hawks in 2013, was more focused on praising Quenneville than ripping the decision to fire him.
Carcillo tweeted Quenneville was “the most respected coach amongst players I’d ever played for” and shared a story about the tragic day they learned former teammate Steve Montador committed suicide.
Parody Twitter account @CoachQsMustache, which has around 44,000 followers, tweeted that while Quenneville was fired he — the mustache — was “welcome to stay on.”
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