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
  • 1947-11-02 After just 6 games of the season, Chicago Blackhawks trade NHL scoring leader Max Bentley along with Cy Thomas to Toronto Maple Leafs for Gus Bodnar, Bud Poile, Gaye Stewart, Bob Goldham, and Ernie Dickens
  • 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 4-0 in Game 7 to take title 4-3

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
  • 1986-01-12 Chicago Blackhawk centre Denis Savard scores at 4 seconds of 3rd period
  • 1988-10-01 Bradley Center in Milwaukee opens with an exhibition hockey game between Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers; construction cost $90 million; closed 2018
  • 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

  • 1892-07-19 Dick Irvin, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (Chicago Black Hawks), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (d. 1957)

Person of interestHowie Morenz

1902-09-21 Howie Morenz, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Montreal Canadiens, 3-time Stanley Cup winner), born in Mitchell, Ontario (d. 1937)

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

Person of interestTed Lindsay

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 interestBobby Hull

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, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (Canadiens, Blackhawks), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  • 1961-02-04 Denis Savard, Canadian NHL centre (Chicago Blackhawks) named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players' in history, born in Pointe Gatineau, Canada
  • 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, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 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, Canadian 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, Canadian NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Duchess, Alberta, Canada
  • 1975-07-02 Eric Daze, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec

Deaths in Sport

  • 1957-05-16 Dick Irvin, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (Chicago Black Hawks), dies at 64
  • 1966-02-25 James D. Norris, American sports businessman (Chicago Black Hawks), dies at 59
  • 2007-09-26 Bill Wirtz, American longtime Chicago Blackhawks owner, dies at 77