Blackhawks History

The numbers 200 and 400 showed up numerous times on this date through National Hockey League history. In addition, there were a handful of events and feats to happen for the first time and some memorable All-Star Game moments. It is time for a daily look back in time at all the big stories from
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Two of the greatest players who ever skated in the National Hockey League had memorable performances on this date. Plus, the number 1,000 was a reoccurring theme, a shortened season began, and a dynamic duo in Chicago hit a pair of personal milestones. Let’s take our daily trip back through time and relive the best
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Jan. 7 has been a very busy day in both Philadelphia and Los Angeles throughout the history of the National Hockey League. There were also plenty of all-time greats who reached personal milestones and had big performances. Once again, it is time for a daily trip back through the years of hockey memories. Historic Day
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Dec. 22 is jam-packed with some of the biggest names and greatest players in National Hockey League history. Numerous members of the Hockey Hall of Fame had big moments and reached some significant milestones on this date. So, let’s start our daily journey through the decades and revisit all the memories. Jagr Passes Messier Jaromir
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The greatest player to ever skate in the National Hockey League set another one of his numerous records on this date. Also, there was a trio of very rare goaltending feats to occur, including one that never happened before. Philadelphia was host to a handful of the many memorable moments to occur on Dec. 6
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This is a pretty important date for Boston in National Hockey League history. Nov. 20 has also been rather kind to players and fans in Toronto and Philadelphia, as well. Two legendary goaltenders got their numbers retired in the same ceremony, and one of the legends in Detroit accomplished something only one other player had
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This has been a very interesting date in National Hockey League history. One of the truly unbreakable streaks in all of sports came to an end. The league saw its first-ever penalty shot, had a game postponed due to a November heatwave, and got a new player atop the all-time goals list. The Streak of
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If you like legendary names, then Oct. 19 is the date for you. Some of the greatest players to ever strap on a pair of skates in a National Hockey League game had big moments on this date. There were league debuts, first goals, assists, and wins among today’s memories. So, let’s step inside the
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The most storied team in NHL history signed one of their most legendary players on this date. Also, the first regular-season game outside of North America was played, an all-time great announced his retirement, and six new captains were named all across the league. The THW time machine is warmed up and ready to take
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This date has been very important for Hall of Fame defensemen. One of the best of his generation learned he was switching teams and perhaps the greatest of all time signed his first professional contract. The THW time machine is waiting to take us back through the years and relive all the best memories from
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This date has seen many of the greatest players in National Hockey League history take their place in the Hall of Fame. Plus, a very popular player called it a career shortly after winning the ultimate prize, and one of the all-time greatest coaches passed away. So, let’s begin our daily trip back in time
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Aug. 8 is a bittersweet day in National Hockey League history as the hockey world lost one of its greatest players on this date. There were also a pair of Hall of Famers born, including a legend in Montreal. Chicago Loses a Legend Stan Mikita, the Chicago Blackhawks’ all-time leading scorer, died at 78 on
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This date in National Hockey League history has not been the most eventful by any means, but it has still provided some interesting tidbits. One veteran player got traded twice on the same day, and the birth of a Hall of Fame defenseman are two of the biggest July 22 memories. Sillinger’s Busy Day July
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July 18 has not seen a ton of moves over the years, but two of the National Hockey League’s “Original Six” franchises set themselves up for long-term success on this date. Also, a wild front office situation on Long Island got even crazier. Let’s begin our daily trip back in time to relive all the
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It’s rare that one trade catches an entire sport by surprise, but when the Montreal Canadiens dealt defenseman Chris Chelios and a second-round draft choice to the Chicago Blackhawks for center Denis Savard in the summer of 1990, it sent shockwaves all throughout the NHL. Each city was caught off-guard by the sudden loss of
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There was only one game played on June 16, and it brought the Stanley Cup back to Motown for the second straight year. This date in National Hockey League also saw a very memorable draft and more honors for two of the most decorated defensemen to ever play in the league. Back-to-Back Sweeps for Red
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