Chicago Blackhawks fire coach Trent Yawney, hire Denis Savard

The move comes after a 1-4 road trip in which they were outscored 17-9. Only the Columbus Blue Jackets, with 14 points, have fewer points than Chicago’s 16. The 7-12-2 Blackhawks opened the season with a 4-2 record but went on to lose eight straight after that.

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Overall, they’re just 3-12 since that hot start.

Injuries have played a role, with star Martin Havlat among those to go down.