Perhaps he was just trying to motivate his team before Thursday’s matchup against the Phoenix Coyotes, but coach Joel Quenneville laid into the Hawks for “lacking the courage” to grow playoff mustaches.

“Hell, those wimps in Vancouver could grow beards!” said Quenneville. “I was hoping for a little bit more backbone and fire from this team. Chin hair isn’t going to impress Lord Stanley, I can guarantee you that.”

Heckler George