Chicago Blackhawks’ 15 Iconic Moments in History

August 5th, 2011 by Jon Fromi Leave a reply »
The Chicago Blackhawks are a storied NHL organization, an Original Six franchise that has operating for 84 seasons. 

Over those many years, there have been a plethora of memorable moments.

Some good, some bittersweet. All memorable.

What follows is a look back at 15 iconic moments in franchise history, in chronological order. Feel free to comment on ones you think should be included.

1. Nov. 17th, 1926: The Franchise Makes It's Debut

Played at the Chicago Coliseum, the Blackhawks defeat the Toronto St. Pats 4-1. Chicago had been given an NHL franchise two months earlier, which owner Frederic McLaughlin named for a military unit he had led in World War I.


2. April 10th, 1934: Stanley Cup Champions

Chicago won what was then a best-of-five series with the Detroit Red Wings three games to one, clinching the title with a 1-0 double overtime victory at the Chicago Stadium. Mush March struck the decisive goal 10 minutes into the second extra frame.

'Hawks captain and Vezina Trophy winner Charlie Gardiner, who shutout Detroit, died two months later as t ...

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