Meghan Hunter is the newest lady to be named an assistant basic supervisor for a NHL franchise after the Chicago Blackhawks promoted Hunter to the position.
Hunter has labored with the Chicago Blackhawks since 2016. She used to be serving the crew as Director of Hockey Management, overseeing crew products and services, contract execution, and participant products and services previous to her promotion. Hunter used to be additionally an newbie scout for the Blackhawks.
Along Hunter, the Blackhawks additionally introduced the go back of Mark Eaton as an assistant basic supervisor, who might be liable for managing the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs.
“Meghan and Mark have each been vital portions of our operation for a lot of years and we’re fortunate to have them in those vital and redeveloped roles,” Blackhawks basic supervisor Kyle Davidson mentioned in a crew press unencumber. “Their management talents, shared imaginative and prescient with the remainder of the management crew and information of the sport provides me various self belief in us attaining our targets.”
As a participant, Hunter performed NCAA hockey for the College of Wisconsin the place the Oil Springs, Ontario product used to be a finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award.
Hunter is the 3rd lady this season named as an assistant basic supervisor for an NHL franchise as Cammi Granato and Émilie Castonguay have been each employed by means of the Vancouver Canucks previous this 12 months.
Davidson additionally promoted every other lady from throughout the group as Karilyn Pilch used to be named Director of Participant Group of workers. Pilch, who used to be serving as a scout for the Blackhawks, prior to now served as the overall supervisor of the PHF’s Boston Satisfaction. Pilch constructed the Boston Satisfaction right into a championship crew, guiding them to a couple of Isobel Cups. Pilch, who holds a trade level from Boston College, served because the College’s director of hockey operations previous to her time within the PHF.
Each and every of the ladies – Pilch, Hunter, Granato, and Castonguay – have been recognized by means of The Hockey Information as notable ladies in hockey who may well be named long run NHL basic managers.
Davidson additionally introduced former NHL blueliner Brian Campbell would stay with the group as an Consultant, Hockey Operations.