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Steve Weeks is in his first season with the Chicago Blackhawks as the team’s Goaltending Coach after being named to the position on Aug. 12, 2013.

Weeks has more than 25 years of National Hockey League experience as a player, coach and scout, most recently serving as an Assistant Coach and Goaltending Specialist for nine seasons with the Atlanta Thrashers (2001-10). Prior to joining the Thrashers, Weeks spent eight seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes (formerly Hartford Whalers) organization (1993-2001), where he served as a goaltending coach and scout.

The Scarborough, Ontario, native played 13 seasons in the NHL from 1980-93, appearing in 290 career games with the New York Rangers, Hartford Whalers, New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings and Ottawa Senators. Weeks and Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville were teammates in Hartford for four seasons from 1984-88. He also played with Blackhawks Assistant General Manager Norm Maciver in Ottawa during the 1992-93 season. Prior to his professional career, Weeks appeared in 96 games over four seasons with Northern Michigan University from 1976-80 and was named to the Central Collegiate Hockey Association 1970’s All-Decade Team.

Weeks has one daughter, Emily, and two sons, Wyatt and Owen.