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Blackhawks Hire Tomas Mitell As Assistant Coach

Mitell previously worked under Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton in Sweden.

May 23, 2019 - 1:24 pm

(670 The Score) The Blackhawks have hired Tomas Mitell as an assistant on coach Jeremy Colliton's staff, they announced Thursday.

Mitell, 38, was the head coach of AIK Hockey (Allsvenskan) in Sweden from 2017-'19. Prior to that, he had been an assistant under Colliton with Hockey Mora IK (Allsvenskan) during the 2016-'17 season.

Sheldon Brookbank is a fellow assistant, and Jimmy Waite remains the Blackhawks' goaltending coach.