Breaking News: The Chicago Blackhawks organization hired a new head coach.

Stan Bowman announced the news on Thursday morning.

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Chicago Blackhawks name new head coach

As per the official Chicago Blackhawks website The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have hired Jeremy Colliton (KAWL-ih-tuhn) to serve as head coach of the organization’s top minor league affiliate, the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.

Stan Bowman released an official statement following the announcement:

"Jeremy’s experience as a player and a coach will allow him to be a great leader and mentor for our young prospects in Rockford," said Senior Vice President and General Manager Stan Bowman. "He is coming off a great start to his coaching career with four successful seasons in Sweden and fits very well into our plan of continuing to develop our younger players."

I'm honored to join the Blackhawks organization as they have a proven track record of winning that I'm excited to help continue,” said Colliton. “In Rockford, we will do everything we can to help our young prospects develop into the best players and people they can be."