Chicago Blackhawks in History

Events in Sport

  • 1926-09-25 NHL grants franchises to Chicago Black Hawks & Detroit Red Wings
  • 1926-11-17 NHL's Chicago Black Hawks play their 1st game, beat Tor St Pats 4-1
  • 1929-03-02 Chicago Black Hawks shut-out for NHL record 8th straight game
  • 1931-04-14 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 3 games to 2
  • 1934-04-10 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 3 games to 1
  • 1938-04-12 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3 games to 1
  • 1944-04-13 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
  • 1952-03-23 Rangers with less than 14 minutes to go blow a 6-2 lead, losing 7-6 to Chicago Black Hawks. Mosienko scores 3 times in 21 seconds
  • 1961-04-16 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2
  • 1962-04-22 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 2
  • 1965-05-01 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1968-12-14 Bobby Orr scores first career hat trick (vs Chicago Blackhawks)

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • 1971-05-18 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3
  • 1973-02-21 Chicago Black Hawks, record 262nd NHL game without being shut-out
  • 1973-05-10 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 2
  • 1976-06-08 Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks
  • 1979-12-23 NY Islanders greatest shutout lose (8-0) vs Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1980-12-31 NY Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1982-05-06 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Vancouver Canucks beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
  • 1983-05-03 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 0
  • 1985-05-16 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 2
  • 1989-05-10 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Calgary Flames beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 1
  • 1990-05-12 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 2
  • 1992-05-22 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Chicago Blackhawks beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 0
  • 1992-06-01 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
  • 1995-06-11 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
  • 2009-05-27 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
  • 2010-05-23 NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Black Hawks beat San Jose Sharks, 4 games to 0
  • 2010-06-09 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Philadelphia Flyers 4-2
  • 2012-02-02 NHL player Sam Gagner becomes the first player to scores eight points in one game for the Edmonton Oilers against the Chicago Blackhawks since 1989
  • 2013-06-08 NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Blackhawks beat Los Angeles Kings, 4 games to 1
  • 2013-06-24 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Boston Bruins 4-2
  • 2014-06-01 NHL Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Kings beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3
  • 2015-05-30 NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Blackhawks beat Anaheim Ducks, 4 games to 3
  • 2015-06-15 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1902-06-21 Howie Morenz, Canadian professional ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks, NY Rangers), born in Mitchell, Ontario (d. 1937)

NHL Star Howie Morenz
NHL Star
Howie Morenz
  • 1906-11-06 James D. Norris, sportsman and businessman (Chicago Black Hawks) (d. 1966)
  • 1923-10-05 Bill Wirtz, longtime Chicago Blackhawks owner (d. 2007)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1925-07-29 Ted Lindsay, Canadian hockey player (Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks), born in Renfrew, Ontario

NHL Star Ted Lindsay
NHL Star
Ted Lindsay

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1939-01-03 Bobby Hull, Canadian NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72), born in Pointe Anne, Ontario

NHL Legend Bobby Hull
NHL Legend
Bobby Hull
  • 1943-04-23 Tony Esposito, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Ontario
  • 1961-02-04 Denis Savard, Pointe Gatineau Ca, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1961-06-24 Bernie Nicholls, Haliburton, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1962-01-25 Chris Chelios, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, Team USA), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-06-10 Brent Sutter, Viking, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1963-04-30 Steve Smith, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1964-06-24 Gary Suter, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, USA), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1964-07-20 Murray Craven, Medicine Hat, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1965-04-21 Ed Belfour, Carman, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1965-06-05 Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1966-12-19 Eric Weinrich, Roanoke, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1967-10-16 Joe Murphy, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks), born in London, England
  • 1968-06-01 Jeff Hackett, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks), born in London, England
  • 1969-01-12 Cam Russell, Halifax, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1969-08-15 James Black, Regina, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1970-02-03 Keith Carney, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, Team US), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1970-04-10 Enrico Ciccone, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1970-05-17 Jim Cummins, Dearborn, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1970-07-09 Steve Dubinsky, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1970-08-02 Tony Amonte, Hingham MA, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks, USA)
  • 1973-10-10 Jeff Shantz, Duchess, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1975-07-02 Eric Daze, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec