Stan Bowman, Blackhawks Agree on New Contract: Latest Comments and Reaction

January 26th, 2016 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

The Chicago Blackhawks announced a three-year contract extension for senior vice president and general manager Stan Bowman on Tuesday that will run through the 2020-21 campaign.  

Chicago confirmed the new agreement on its official website and passed along comments from team president and CEO John McDonough about keeping Bowman with the organization:

I am proud of how much Stan and his staff have accomplished and have great confidence in his leadership as our organization continues to strive for consistent excellence. Under Stan's guidance, our Hockey Operations Department is strong across all levels, including scouting, player evaluation and development, and salary cap management. He has created a sound structure that Blackhawks fans can be excited about for many years to come.

Bowman originally joined the Hawks' organization as part of the hockey operations department in 2001. He worked his way up to the role of general manager in 2009, and the team has become one of the NHL's most successful since that point.

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