Blackhawks History

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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June 11 has been a very exciting day in National Hockey League history. One franchise’s 45-year wait to wear the crown finally came to an end, while another team returned to the championship series for the first time in a long time. This date also gave us the first repeat champions we’d seen in nearly
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There have been a lot of National Hockey League memories throughout the years on May 27. A storybook championship run continued, and back-to-back champions were crowned, with multiple records being broken along the way. Let’s take a look at all the best moments this date has had to offer. Stephane Matteau Becomes A Folk Hero
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On this date, Mother Nature made her presence felt during one of the most memorable games in National Hockey League history. Also, there was plenty of overtime drama and some coaches who were in need of updating their resumes. The THW time machine is gassed up and ready to take us on our daily journey
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May 15 goes down as one of the most intriguing dates in National Hockey League history. There was so much more than just the exciting moments on the ice that makes it a memorable date. The league announced some significant expansion teams, one of the most lopsided trades ever occurred, and one team made a
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This date in National Hockey League history has provided us with a little bit of everything. There were broken records, personal milestones, plenty of hat tricks and one very eventful night in 1993. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to enjoy all the best moments March 20 has given us over the years.
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Mr. Hockey had plenty of reasons to smile on this date in National Hockey League history, including skating with his sons. Some of the best goaltenders to ever man the crease had milestones on this date, and the number 1,000 liked to make an appearance. It’s time for our daily trip back through the decades
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Some of the biggest names in the history of the National Hockey League accomplished feats on this date no other player ever had before. Also, fans in the Windy City have had plenty to cheer about through the years. So, let’s take our daily trip back in time to relive the best moments Feb. 8
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This has been a very intriguing date in the history of the National Hockey League. In Detroit, two all-time greats who shared the same last name left their mark. More than a handful of Hockey Hall of Famers set personal milestones. Plus, this has been a memorable day in Edmonton and Washington DC. Let’s take
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One of the greatest goal-scorers in the history of the National Hockey League laced up his skates one final time on this date. Plus, Jan. 9 was a big night for memorable shutouts, and we had plenty of moments from the early years of the league. Let’s take our daily trip back through the years
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Dec. 20 has been a very eventful and exciting date in the history of the National Hockey League. Some of the biggest names in the Hall of Fame had memorable moments on this date, especially in the “Original Six” cities of Montreal and Chicago. Let’s all climb about our hockey time machine and take our
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This extremely busy day in National Hockey League history included a little bit of everything. For the first time, a team used three goaltenders to win a game, and a penalty-shot goal was scored. In addition, three members of the same family each hit personal milestones in three separate decades. So, let’s take our daily
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