Blackhawks fire longtime athletic trainer of minor-league affiliate following investigation into alleged sexual harassment

Feb 6, 2022

Per Emily Kaplan and Jesse Rogers: The Chicago Blackhawks fired the longtime head athletic trainer of their AHL affiliate following an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, the team said in a statement to ESPN.

When reached by ESPN on Sunday, the Blackhawks confirmed that Rockford IceHogs head athletic trainer D.J. Jones' employment had been terminated in November. According to sources, the person was a member of the team's ice crew and the allegations were from an incident that happened years ago.

Source: ESPN