The New Jersey Devils on Wednesday promoted Kate Madigan to assistant general manager, making her the first woman in history to assume the role within their organization.
The one who held the seat of director responsible for hockey operations and management since the fall of 2020 will support GM Tom Fitzgerald with regard to transactions, personnel movements and the establishment of training at amateur levels. and professional.
"I'm proud to take this step in my career," she told the club's official website. I want to work with this group to make the Devils better every day and help get them back on the path to success our fans expect and deserve. I'm not only excited about where this team is now, but what it will be."
Elsewhere in the National League, a similar announcement had been made by the Toronto Maple Leafs the previous day. GM Kyle Dubas will count on Hayley Wickenheiser as an assistant in 2022-2023.