Category Archives: History

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

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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The 5 Biggest “What Ifs” in Blackhawks History

In the wake of Kerry Wood announcing his retirement from the Chicago Cubs, fans have engaged in a number of discussions surrounding Chicago sports. Should the Cubs retire Wood’s number? Why can’t Sox fans respect his career? And, perhaps the … Continue reading

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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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