POSTED ON Friday, 04.13.2012 / 10:44 AM
On April 13, 1967, winger Ken Wharram scored the fastest goal to start a playoff game in franchise history when he beat Maple Leaf goalie John Bower just 9 seconds into the game at Toronto.
POSTED ON Thursday, 04.12.2012 / 3:56 PM
|The Blackhawks celebrate after clinching the Stanley Cup for the second time on April 12, 1938.|
On April 12, 1938, the Blackhawks captured their second Stanley Cup by defeating Toronto 4-1 at the Stadium.
POSTED ON Tuesday, 04.10.2012 / 3:42 PM
|Members of the 1934 championship team pose wit the Stanley Cup.|
Harold "Mush" March scored 11 minutes into overtime to give the Blackhawks a 1-0 decision over Detroit at the old Chicago Stadium and clinch the franchise's first ever Stanley Cup.
|Blackhawks winger Bill Mosienko shows off the three pucks from his 21-second hat trick, which still stands as an NHL record.|
On this day in 1952, an NHL record that may never be broken was set when Blackhawks winger Bill Mosienko netted an incredible three goals in the span of 21 seconds in a 7-6 victory over the Rangers in New York.
POSTED ON Thursday, 03.22.2012 / 9:32 AM
|Denis Savard in 1981-82, when he broke Bobby Hull's record of 107 points.|
On this date in 1982, Denis Savard registered his 108th point of the season to eclipse Bobby Hull's team record, set in 1968-69 when he scored a career-high 58 goals. Savard finish the season with 119 points and a franchise-record 87 assists. He would go on to surpass that total twice, logging 121 points the following season and 131 points (44G, 87A) in 1987-88, which still stands as the Blackhawks' all-time record.
POSTED ON Thursday, 03.22.2012 / 9:31 AM
|Patrick Sharp scored his 100th career goal against the L.A. Kings on March 22, 2009.
Patrick Sharp tallied the 100th goal of his NHL career as the Blackhawks defeated Los Angeles 4-1 at the United Center on this date in 2009. Sharp finished the game with three points total (2G, 1A) and has proven to be Kryptonite for the Kings—he leads Chicago with 30 points (17G, 13A) in 24 career appearances against LAK.
POSTED ON Tuesday, 02.21.2012 / 3:15 PM
|Bobby Hull in action for the Blackhawks.|
Bobby Hull scored the 500th goal of his Blackhawks career on February 21, 1970, as his squad whipped the Rangers 4-2 at the Stadium.
|Goalie Mike Karakas was in net for the Blackhawks during the only recorded "perfect game"—no goals, no penalties—in NHL history.|
In what may have been the only "perfect" game in NHL history, the Blackhawks and Maple Leafs battled to a scoreless tie at the Stadium on February 20, 1944, with no penalties called in the match.
POSTED ON Tuesday, 02.07.2012 / 10:23 AM
|Doug Bentley, circa 1943 (Photo from Chicago Blackhawks Archives)
On February 7, 1943, Blackhawks Doug Bentley and Bill Thoms each tallied a hat trick against the New York Rangers, the first time in franchise history that two Hawks had three-goal efforts in the same game. The Blackhawks won handily at the Stadium, 8-4.
POSTED ON Thursday, 12.01.2011 / 10:55 AM
Chicago bench boss Joel Quenneville became the 14th NHL coach to register his 500th career victory in a 4-3 shootout decision on Dec. 1, 2009, at Columbus, which featured a team record 11 shootout rounds. Quenneville is now approaching 600 wins and is one of only three men to have both coached and played in more than 800 games.