Category Archives: History

News and notes about former Blackhawks and the history of the team

Blackhawks Benchmarks In Sight

A number of Chicago Blackhawks are on the cusp of reaching significant career milestones as they get set for their 2014-15 home opener. Let’s look at some of the regular season benchmarks on the horizon for a few of the … Continue reading

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2014 NHL Draft: The Worst First Round Picks in Blackhawks History

Finally the day has arrived! The 2014 NHL Draft is upon us, and fans across the NHL have hope that their team won’t blow it with one (all) of their picks. Unfortunately, the Blackhawks have a distinguished history of passing … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, 88

It’s been four years – and another Cup – since June 9, 2010. But that night, a 49-year drought ended for the city of Chicago. Tweet

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Happy Birthday, Stan Mikita

In honor of May 20th being Stan Mikita’s 74th birthday, let’s take a moment to put his career – played completely in the Indian Head – into perspective. Tweet

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Joel Quenneville Moves Up All-Time Ranks

The Blackhawks’ 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night was the 684th in the head coaching career of Joel Quenneville. He is now tied with Pat Quinn for fourth in the history of the NHL. Since taking … Continue reading

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Chris Chelios Enters the Hockey Hall of Fame

On Monday, the 2013 Class of Hockey Hall of Fame inductees will be inducted. Former Chicago Blackhawks captain Chris Chelios, who was voted in on his first ballot, will be joined by Brendan Shanahan, Scott Niedermayer, Geraldine Heaney and Fred … Continue reading

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Steve Larmer: His Case For The Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame will announce the Class of 2013 on Tuesday, and it isn’t likely that Steve Larmer’s name will get called. With Chris Chelios headlining a group that still includes Jeremy Roenick, Brendan Shanahan and Pat Burns, … Continue reading

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Patrick Kane Reaches 400 Points

With his assist on the Blackhawks’ goal in Columbus, Patrick Kane reached 400 points in his young career. He has been a superstar worthy of a number one overall pick, and it’s worth taking a moment to appreciate his career … Continue reading

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Happy 2nd Anniversary, Blackhawks Fans

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NHL Draft: Blackhawks Adding Depth or Frustration?

Over the last 12 months, the front office of the Chicago Blackhawks has shown a great deal of confidence in their selections from the 2011 NHL Draft. Six of the Hawks’ 11 picks in last year’s draft have already signed an … Continue reading

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