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Trent G. Yawney (born September 29, 1965 in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, Canada) is a retired hockey defenceman, a former head coach of the NHL Chicago Blackhawks, a former professional scout for the Anaheim Ducks, and currently an assistant coach with the San Jose Sharks of the NHL.

Yawney was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft, Third Round, Forty-fifth Overall. He played for the SJHL Saskatoon J's, WHL Saskatoon Blades, IHL Indianapolis Ice, the NHL Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, St. Louis Blues and the Team Canada Canadian national men's hockey team. Yawney was an assistant coach of the Chicago Blackhawks during the 1999–00 NHL season then head coach of the American Hockey League Norfolk Admirals from 2000 to 2005. On November 27, 2006 Yawney was let go and replaced by former player and assistant coach with the Blackhawks Denis Savard, who led the Blackhawks in a 10 game losing streak. He has a wife, Charlane, and 2 kids, Ashley and Conor.


Coaching record

Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L OTL Pts Division rank Result
CHI 2005–06 82 26 43 13 65 4th in Central Missed playoffs
CHI 2006–07 21 7 12 2 (71) 5th in Central (fired)
Total 103 33 55 15

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Preceded by
Brian Sutter
Head Coaches of the Chicago Blackhawks
Succeeded by
Denis Savard
Preceded by
Head Coaches of the Norfolk Admirals
Succeeded by
Mike Haviland


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