D.J. Kogut is in his fifth season as Blackhawks Equipment Assistant. Before joining the organization in January 2015, Kogut spent the first half of the 2014-15 season with the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves. He previously served as the Rockford IceHogs' Assistant Equipment Manager for the 2013-14 season. The Bartlett, Ill., native acted in the same capacity during the 2012-13 season with the Peoria Rivermen. Kogut also worked with the Wolves as the visiting locker room attendant from 2003-11. D.J.'s father, Craig, has been the Wolves' Head Equipment Manager since the team's inception in 1994.