Stan Bowman signed a two-year contract extension with the Blackhawks. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
The Chicago Blackhawks have signed general manager Stan Bowman to a two-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.
Bowman became GM in 2009 and led the team to Stanley Cups in 2010 and 2013. His contract now runs through the 2017-18 season.
After the first of those titles, Bowman had to rebuild the supporting cast behind Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews because of salary cap concerns. The team took a step back but quickly became contenders again.
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In July, the Blackhawks extended the contract
of coach Joel Quenneville through the 2016-17 season.