Former Blackhawks forward Jamal Mayers, who was a part of the 2013 Stanley Cup championship team, was named the Blackhawks Community Liaison in July 2015. In his current role, Mayers serves as a youth hockey coach with the Get Out And Learn (G.O.A.L.) program, Chicago Park District clinics, Alumni clinics, Little Blackhawks and summer hockey camps. Additionally, Mayers works as a studio host on NBC Sports Chicago.
Mayers 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 one gold and one 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 Playoffs contests. Prior to his professional career, Mayers notched 159 points (55G, 104A) in 155 games at Western Michigan University from 1992-96.