Category Archives: History

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

Champion Blackhawks Two Years Later: Looking Back At Post-Cup Trades

It has been two years since the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, and the dismantling series of trades that immediately followed the championship. With two full seasons now in the books, how did the Blackhawks do in the trades that … Continue reading

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Ed Belfour Heritage Night: Remembering “The Eagle”

In honor of the Blackhawks celebrating Ed Belfour Heritage Night on Sunday, it’s worth a moment to look back at the Hall of Fame career of one of the great netminders in Hawks history. Tweet

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Blackhawks – Red Wings Renew Rivalry

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Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville Earns 600th Win

With Sunday night’s 4-2 victory over the Calgary Flames, Chicago coach Joel Quenneville earned his 600th victory as an NHL coach. The only man in NHL history to reach 600 wins in fewer games than Joel Quenneville (1,114) is Blackhawks … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Brent Seabrook Plays His 500th Game

On Sunday night, Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook played his 500th NHL game. With another great defenseman who wore Number Seven in attendance – Chris Chelios – Seabrook and the Blackhawks staged a fantastic comeback to ultimately beat the San Jose … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks: A Short History of Great Scorers

When the Chicago Blackhawks owned the first overall pick in the 2007 NHL Draft, most analysts believed the team would choose between a 6’3, 210 pound forward named James Van Riemsdyk and a vertically challenged wing named Patrick Kane. However, when the … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Captain Serious!

Three years ago today, July 18, the Chicago Blackhawks made history. Tweet

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Blackhawks Trade Rewind: Putting the Byfuglien Deal Into Focus

As fans flock to Johnny’s West to watch the future of the Blackhawks, it’s worth a few moments to consider how some of these kids ended up as part of the Chicago organization. On June 23 last year, the team … Continue reading

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Hockey Hall of Fame: The Case for Steve Larmer

The 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame class was announced on Tuesday, and there were four very qualified names called for induction. Yet, for some reason, great Blackhawks forward Steve Larmer hasn’t received that special phone call yet. In an effort … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Blackhawks Fans: The Famous Alexander Karpovtsev Rant

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