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The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Jamie Kompon as an assistant coach.
Kompon spent the past six seasons as an assistant in Los Angeles, helping the Kings capture the Stanley Cup this year. He previously worked under Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville in St. Louis, where he served as a video coach and then assistant over nine years.
In a statement, Quenneville says Kompon ''will bring us all the great qualities you look for in a coach.''
The Blackhawks announced the hiring on Tuesday.
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Kompon spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach for the Kings.
“We are excited to add Jamie as assistant coach and certainly welcome the Stanley Cup pedigree he brings,” Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman said in a press release. “He has over 15 years of NHL coaching experience and some obvious familiarity with our staff, having worked under Joel and Mike in St. Louis, which...