2021 Settlement With Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Team Compensates Player After Years Of Cover-up Of Sexual Abuse
The Chicago Blackhawks settled with a former player for sexual abuse that happened ten years earlier by the video coach who was fired at the time of the abuse, allowed to leave the team without consequence, and he then continued his abusive behavior on a high school hockey team player while a volunteer coach in his hometown. Upon filing of this cause of action, the Chicago Blackhawks initiated its own internal investigation which was made public. Loggans’ client felt justice was served. Later, there was an overhaul of the team’s executives, and many firings of those Blackhawks’ employees who participated in these events, including a former coach that had moved on to another NHL franchise, which was reported by all the local news stations in Chicago.