The Chicago Blackhawks have given general manager Stan Bowman a three-year contract extension through the 2015-16 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bowman is entering his 11th season with the Blackhawks and his third as the head of hockey operations.
He was originally named general manager on July 14th, 2009 and the team went on to capture the Stanley Cup title in the spring of 2010. The Blackhawks have a regular-season record of 99-51-and-17 during Bowman's tenure and a 19-and-10 playoff mark. At age 38, Bowman is the youngest general manager in the NHL.