Report: Newly retired Campbell joins NHL team’s front office

Out of the frying pan and into the fire!

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It didn’t take retired Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brian Campbell long to make plans for his retirement. The Blackhawks have announced that Campbell will be joining their front office assisting with marketing, community and youth hockey initiatives. 

"We are excited that Brian will continue to be a part of the organization," said Blackhawks President & CEO John McDonough. "After a brilliant career on the ice, Brian will remain an important part of our franchise."

"I'm excited to transition into the next step in both my professional career and life," said Campbell. "I'm grateful to the countless number of teammates, coaches, team staff and fans that I have crossed paths with throughout my playing career in Chicago, Buffalo, Florida and San Jose. The Blackhawks organization has allowed me to take on this challenge and I'm thankful for this new opportunity."

All the best, Brian! Cheers to a great career and good luck in your second career!