Chicago Blackhawks Promote Stan Bowman, Four Others

September 8th, 2010 by Trent Reinsmith Leave a reply »
On Tuesday, the Chicago Blackhawks rewarded members of their executive staff with promotions.  The promotions come after the Blackhawks won their first Stanley Cup in 49 years by defeating the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 in the best-of-seven series.

The biggest name on the list of those receiving promotions is Stan Bowman.

Bowman, the Blackhawks general manager, will add the title of vice president to his name.

Son of the legendary NHL coach and GM Scotty Bowman, Stan joined the Blackhawks in 2001 as special assistant to the general manager. He held this position for four seasons before being promoted to director of hockey operations in 2005.

In 2007, Bowman was promoted to assistant general manager and held that position until July 2009. On July 14, 2009, he was promoted to the position of general manager, after Dale Tallon was demoted from that position. With the Stanley Cup victory, Bowman became the youngest GM, at 37, to ever win the Stanley Cup.

Bowman is the ninth GM of the Blackhawks, who joined the NHL in 1926.

In addition to promoting Bowman, the Blackhawks gave four other executives promotions. Jay Blun ...

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