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Blackhawks' Top Execs Set Townhall-Style Meeting for Feb. 2

The meeting aims to provide an update "on the greater vision of the Chicago Blackhawks."
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As the Chicago Blackhawks prepare to hire a permanent general manager, the organization's leadership group aims to keep fans in the know. Owner Rocky Wirtz, CEO Danny Wirtz, and President of Business Operations Jamie Faulkner will host a townhall-style meeting to provide an update "on the greater vision of the organization moving forward."

On Wednesday, Danny Wirtz released a statement regarding the Blackhawks' general manager search. He stated the team will begin interviewing candidates in the near future and aims to hire a permanent general manager before the NHL's trade deadline on March 21.

"We will be as transparent as possible throughout this process," Wirtz said. "We are planning on hosting a townhall-style meeting next week with our fans, partners, staff and media to further explain the greater vision of the Chicago Blackhawks. Details on that are to follow."

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Those details are now available. The executives will host the meeting at 6:00 PM CST on Wednesday, Feb. 2 before the Blackhawks host the Minnesota Wild. The Blackhawks will stream the session live on their YouTube channel and Twitter account.