Category Archives: History

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

Jeremy Roenick Inducted Into US Hockey Hall of Fame

On Thursday night, Jeremy Roenick became a member of the US Hockey Hall of Fame. Roenick is one of the more colorful characters to play in Chicago, and the entire NHL, in the last 25 years. The Hawks selected Roenick … Continue reading

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Ranking the Top 25 Blackhawks of All Time

For the first time in almost 50 years, the Chicago Blackhawks are about to begin a season as defending Stanley Cup champions. Because of the history that was made this spring, let’s look back at the team’s history and rank the … Continue reading

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Chris Chelios To Retire

On Tuesday, Chris Chelios will formally announce the end of his great NHL career. Acquired on June 29, 1990 from the Montreal Canadiens with a second-round draft pick in exchange for Denis Savard, Chelios would play in 664 games between the … Continue reading

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What Do You Remember Most About JR?

In honor of his selection into the US Hockey Hall of Fame on Thursday, here’s a re-print of CommittedIndians’ remembering Jeremy Roenick from November of 2009, before he was honored at the United Center. Sunday night, the Blackhawks will celebrate the career … Continue reading

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Andrew Ladd Will Be Missed

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Kris Versteeg Will Be Missed

Coming off two straight 20-goal seasons to begin his NHL career, and a runner-up finish for the 2009 Calder Trophy, Kris Versteeg was emerging as a solid forward for the Chicago Blackhawks before being dealt late Wednesday night to the … Continue reading

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Why Duncan Keith Will Win the Norris Trophy

On Wednesday night the NHL will hand out their annual awards in Las Vegas, and the Blackhawks will be well represented as the newly-crowned champions of hockey. One specific award of interest will be the James Norris Memorial Trophy, which is … Continue reading

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Great Trades in Blackhawks History: Denis Savard to Montreal

As the Olympic Break approaches, many Blackhawks fans are excited about the potential of the current roster but also have some level of apprehension when looking towards the future. Considering the salary cap concerns coming next summer, the odds are that the … Continue reading

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How Big Was Sunday’s Win for the Blackhawks?

On Sunday in Detroit, the Blackhawks won a fantastic game 4-3 in a shootout. The action was back-and-forth, there was great goaltending for both teams, and even the casual fan had to get excited when Kris Versteeg threw down with … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada! Blackhawks Well Represented on Canadian Olympic Team

While the goaltending situation for team Canada was fairly predictable, there were a few surprises when the rosters were announced on Wednesday. The Blackhawks were expected to have Duncan Keith and Jonathan Toews playing in Vancouver this February, but Keith’s … Continue reading

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