(CBS) Former Blackhawk Jamal Mayers has joined the organization’s front ofice as a community liaison, the team announced Monday.
Mayers, 40, retired in December 2013 after a 15-year NHL career as a winger. That included playing for the Blackhawks from 2011-’13 and being a member of Chicago’s Stanley Cup-winning team in 2013.
“We are proud to welcome Jamal back to the organization in this role,” Blackhawks president/CEO John McDonough said in a statement. “We envision him being a strong asset to the Blackhawks as we continue to focus on the growth of youth hockey. Jamal’s involvement in our local neighborhoods will help to further engrain the Blackhawks brand into our community.”
Mayers also played for St. Louis, Toronto, Calgary and San Jose in his career.
Mayers had been working as a television analyst for CSN Chicago.