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Quenneville wishes Smith good luck

Updated: January 20, 2011, 3:31 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

When the Chicago Blackhawks were driving toward a Stanley Cup title last spring, Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith made a point of calling Hawks coach Joel Quenneville to wish him luck.

Quenneville has returned the favor as the Bears prepare to host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday in the NFC Championship Game.

"I exchanged messages with Lovie there," Quenneville said after practice on Thursday. "We're rooting for each other.

"I just appreciated the phone call last year ...

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