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Kate Madigan

Executive Director, Hockey Management & Operations, New Jersey Devils (NHL)

Kate Madigan is in her fifth year in the New Jersey Devils organization and second year serving as the Executive Director of Hockey Management/Operations.

 

Madigan serves as the righthand executive to General Manager Tom Fitzgerald and the internal point person for Hockey Operation to ensure communication and integration across the whole department. She handles priority projects for the General Manager including but not limited to trades, draft, development, culture and team services, while serving as a Swiss Army Knife for all things hockey operations.

 

Prior to her current role, Kate helped manage scheduling, coordination, information and personnel reports for the Amateur and Pro Scouting staffs. She became a member of the organization’s travelling support staff and attended all games working with the coaches, management and video staff throughout the seasons. Her role with the Devils has a variety of moving parts throughout the season and what time of year is what drives Madigan’s workload.