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Chicago Blackhawks management step down over investigation findings

The Chicago Blackhawks held a briefing Tuesday afternoon to declare the findings of the independent investigation into allegations over sexual assault and the organization’s role in allegedly covering it up.

This investigation was performed by Jenner & Block and the findings can be viewed in their entirety here.

As a result of the findings, both Al MacIsaac, their Sr. VP of Hockey Ops and Stan Bowen their current general manager has decided to step down.

All other executives involved in the 2010 incident have also left the Blackhawks.

Blackhawks CEO Danny Wirtz says he has directed the team’s legal dept to try to reach a settlement with both the former Blackhawks player and the former Michigan high school player who have sued the team.

As a result of the investigation, the NHL fined the Blackhawks $2 Million for inadequate procedures and mishandling of the 2010 matter.

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