The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that 2013 Stanley Cup champion and former Blackhawks forward Jamal Mayers
joins the Blackhawks front office as Community Liaison.
“We are proud to welcome Jamal back to the organization in this role. 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,” said Blackhawks President & CEO John McDonough.
Mayers, 40, recorded 17 points (6G, 11A) in 100 regular-season games with the Blackhawks from 2011-13, in addition to appearing in three 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs contests. Drafted in the fourth round (89th overall) by the St. Louis Blues in 1993, he tallied 219 points (90G, 129A) and 1,200 penalty minutes in 915 career National Hockey League games across 15 seasons with St. Louis, Toronto, Calgary, San Jose and Chicago. Mayers added 13 points (5G, 8A) in 63 career postseason appearances with St. Louis, San Jose and Chicago.
The Toronto native captured a gold and silver medal with Team Canada over three World Championship appearances. Mayers registered 85 points (40G, 45A) and 255 penalty minutes in 143 career American Hockey League games across three seasons with the Worcester IceCats, in addition to 16 points (7G, 9A) points in 16 Calder Cup Playoff contests. Prior to his professional career, Mayers notched 159 points (55G, 104A) in 155 games at Western Michigan University from 1992-96.