Chicago hires Coyne Schofield as player development coach

(AP)- The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Kendall Coyne Schofield as player development coach. She’s the first woman to hold that job in the organization’s 94-year history. The U.S. women’s national team player will also serve as the team’s youth hockey growth specialist. The Blackhawks also added former NHL forward Erik Condra as a player development coach and hired Juan Gonzalez from USA Hockey to be a strength and conditioning coach in the minors. Meghan Hunter was promoted to director of hockey administration and amateur scout.

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