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Blackhawks Name Assistant Coach

October 25, 2000

CHICAGO (AP) _ The Chicago Blackhawks hired Al MacAdam as an assistant coach Wednesday.

MacAdam coached St. John’s of the American Hockey League the past three seasons and replaces Don Jackson, who was fired this week.

MacAdam, 48, played in 864 games over 12 NHL seasons with Philadelphia, California, Minnesota, and Vancouver. He had 240 goals and 351 assists and was a member of Philadelphia’s 1974 Stanley Cup team.

Jackson, 44, was a head coach in three different minor leagues and an assistant with the Quebec Nordiques and the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL before joining the Blackhawks in July.

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