The inaugural Blackhawks Fan Convention was held from July 18-20, 2008, at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. The annual event, the first of its kind in the NHL, drew 10,000 fans.
|Patrick Kane's overtime winner in Game 6 gave the Blackhawks their first Stanley Cup since 1961.
The Blackhawks captured their fourth Stanley Cup on June 9, 2010, on Patrick Kane's goal 4:06 into overtime at Philadelphia. An estimated 2 million Blackhawks fans turned out two days later in downtown Chicago to honor the new champions.
Patrick Kane scored his first playoff hat trick on May 11, 2009, at the United Center to help the Blackhawks beat Vancouver 7-5 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals and move on to the next round.
Stan Mikita and Bill White (above) tied an NHL playoff record by scoring two shorthanded goals in a period on May 3, 1973, in a 7-4 Stanley Cup Final victory over Montreal at the Chicago Stadium.
Hall of Fame goalie Ed Belfour won his third William Jennings Trophy on May 3, 1995, for allowing the fewest goals in a season. Belfour boasted a 2.37 goals-against average, including 5 shutouts, and let in just 115 goals.
May 2, 1996, was a good night for Jeremy Roenick as he tallied his third overtime goal in a Blackhawks uniform to secure a 3-2 victory over Colorado in the opener of the conference semifinals.
The Blackhawks crushed St. Louis 8-2 on April 30, 1990, in Game 7 of their division finals series. Steve Larmer tied Stan Mikita's playoff record with five points in a game (1G, 4A), a feat that was matched a third time by Jonathan Toews in 2010.
On April 30, 1985, team captain Darryl Sutter scored in overtime for the second straight game as the Blackhawks edged Minnesota 6-5 in Game 6 to clinch their division finals series.
Gary Suter became the first Chicago defenseman to register a hat trick in a playoff game on April 24, 1994, but it took Jeremy Roenick's overtime goal to nip Toronto 4-3 in Game 4 of the conference quarterfinals.
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On April 23, 1994, Tony Amonte became the second Blackhawk to score four goals in a playoff game (after Denis Savard in 1986) as Chicago edged Toronto 5-4 in Game 3 of the conference quarterfinals.