from the Avs' site:
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that Joel Quenneville will not return to coach the team next season.
"After meeting with Joel, we mutually agreed that the best decision for both parties involved is to go separate ways," said Avalanche Executive Vice President & General Manager Francois Giguere. "On behalf of the organization, I want to thank Joel for his years of service and wish him the best in his coaching career."
Not at all surprising, as there were a lot of hints that this was coming. I've been meaning to weigh in on Quenneville all week, but just never quite got around to it. Honestly, I'm more on the fence than most people, and wouldn't have been that upset if he were to return. But change is good, and I'm curious to see what another coach can do.