The Blackhawks Talk Podcast takes you inside the dressing room of the Madhouse on Madison. Go behind the reasons of the latest line change, and what to expect from the team on the ice, and in the front office. Featuring Pat Boyle, Charlie Roumeliotis, Adam Burish, Jamal Mayers and Steve Konroyd.
Jeremy Colliton joins Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis on the Hawks Talk Podcast for an exclusive interview following Colliton's first year in charge of the Blackhawks. Colliton dives into the process of filling out his coaching staff, how involved he's been in the draft and free agency processes, and how he hopes to improve the Blackhawks next season.
0:45 How the Blackhawks finalized the coaching staff
3:15 Marc Crawford’s responsibilities
4:40 Colliton's relationship with Tomas Mitell
6:05 On moving up in lottery
6:55 His involvement in draft process
8:00 What prospects stand out
9:10 What Hawks need to do to return to playoffs
10:50 The development of the d-zone coverage
12:05 What to improve in training camp
13:10 On their aggressive penalty kill
14:55 How to improve the PK with personnel
15:35 On Kane/DeBrincat playing on the same line
16:50 How Colliton uses analytics
18:30 On analytics staffers in the NHL
19:55 How the Hawks were missing that "edge"
21:05 What he learned from this year's playoffs
22:05 Winning with various styles of play
22:55 Monitoring players at IIHF World Championship
23:35 Kevin Lankinen’s performance
24:05 Competition for roster spots/depth
25:00 Looking ahead to free agency
25:50 On building rosters