The Chicago Blackhawks announced on Tuesday that they added former Los Angeles Kings assistant coach Jamie Kompon to their staff. He spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach for the Kings, but before that time he served as a video coach and assistant coach under Joel Quenneville as part of the St. Louis Blues staff. Blackhawks Vice President and General Manager Stan Bowman noted the "obvious familiarity" with the Blackhawks' coaching staff as something that will make the transition easier, while Quenneville elaborated on the extent of the connection in the team's official press release:
"Jamie will bring us all the great qualities you look for in a coach, most notably his work ethic and a winning resume," Quenneville said. "We have a great working relationship and I am confident he will be a great fit with us here in Chicago."
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