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Kyle Davidson’s History as Chicago Blackhawks General Manager

  • Kyle Davidson was named the interim general manager of the Chicago Blackhawks on Oct. 27, 2021.
  • Davidson was named the permanent general manager of the Chicago Blackhawks on March 1, 2022.

Coaches

  • On Nov. 6, 2012, Davidson fired head coach Jeremy Colliton and assistant coaches Tom Mitell and Sheldon Brookbank. Derek King was named interim head coach.
  • On June 27, 2022, the Blackhawks named Luke Richardson their new head coach.
  • On July 11, 2022, the Blackhawks named Derek King and Kevin Dean assistants on Richardson’s staff.
  • On Aug. 1, 2022, the Blackhawks named Derek Plante an assistant on Richardson’s staff.

Draft

Kyle Davidson has been responsible for the Blackhawks draft since 2022.


Waivers

Nov. 28, 2021 – lost F Adam Gaudette off waivers (Ottawa)
July 10, 2022 – placed F Brett Connolly on waivers for purpose of buyout (cleared)
July 10, 2022 – placed F Henrik Borgström on waivers for purpose of buyout (cleared)


Trades

Dec. 2, 2021 – traded G Malcolm Subban to Buffalo for future considerations.
Dec. 9, 2021 – traded D Chad Krys to Toronto for F Kurtis Gabriel.
Jan. 5, 2022 – traded F Alex Nylander to Pittsburgh for F Sam Lafferty.
March 18, 2022 – traded F Brandon Hagel with a 4th round pick (No. 104 – subsequently traded to LA) in 2022 and a 4th round pick in the 2024 NHL Draft to the Tampa Bay Lightning for forwards Boris Katchouk and Taylor Raddysh and Tampa’s 1st round picks in 2023 and 2024.
March 21, 2022 – traded G Marc-André Fleury to Minnesota for a 2nd round pick (No. 57 – Ryan Greene) in 2022.
March 21, 2022 – traded F Ryan Carpenter to Calgary for a 5th round pick in 2024.
July 7, 2022 – traded F Alex DeBrincat to the Ottawa Senators for a 1st round pick (No. 7 – Kevin Korchinski) and 2nd round pick (No. 39 – Paul Ludwinski) in the 2022 NHL Draft and a 3rd round pick in the 2024 NHL Draft.
July 7, 2022 – traded F Kirby Dach to the Montreal Canadiens for a 1st round pick (No. 13 – Frank Nazar) and 3rd round pick (No. 66 – Gavin Hayes) in the 2022 NHL Draft.
July 7, 2022 – traded a 2nd round pick (No. 38 – Fraser Minten) to the Toronto Maple Leafs for G Petr Mrazek and a 1st round pick (No. 25 – Sam Rinzel) in the 2022 NHL Draft.
July 8, 2022 – traded a 6th round pick (No. 167 – Nolan Collins) to the Pittsburgh Penguins for F Liam Gorman.
July 8, 2022 – traded a 3rd round pick (No. 94 – Jeremy Langlois) to the Arizona Coyotes for a 3rd round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft.


Signings

Nov. 2, 2021 – signed D Louis Crevier to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Dec. 30, 2021 – signed G Cale Morris to a one-year, entry-level contract.
March 14, 2022 – signed D Alex Vlasic to a three-year, entry-level contract.
March 23, 2022 – signed G Jaxson Stauber to a two-year, entry-level contract.
April 13, 2022 – signed F Reese Johnson to a two-year extension.
April 22, 2022 – signed D Ethan Del Mastro to a three-year, entry-level contract.
April 29, 2022 – signed F Sam Lafferty to a two-year extension.
May 23, 2022 – signed D Filip Roos to a two-year, entry-level contract.
July 12, 2022 – signed F Colin Blackwell to a two-year contract.
July 12, 2022 – signed F Max Domi to a one-year contract.
July 12, 2022 – signed F Andreas Athanasiou to a one-year contract.
July 12, 2022 – signed G Alex Stalock to a one-year contract.
July 12, 2022 – signed F Brett Seney to a one-year, two-way contract.
July 12, 2022 – signed F Luke Philp to a one-year, two-way contract.
July 13, 2022 – signed F Dylan Sikura to a one-year, two-way contract.
July 25, 2022 – signed F Buddy Robinson to a one-year, two-way contract.
August 10, 2022 – signed D Kevin Korchinski to a three-year, entry-level contract.
August 12, 2022 – signed D Caleb Jones to a one-year extension.
August 12, 2022 – signed F Philipp Kurashev to a one-year extension.
August 17, 2022 – signed D Jack Johnson to a one-year deal.
August 18, 2022 – signed F Cole Guttman to a two-year, entry-level contract.