|Tommy Ivan (center) stands with Ted Lindsay (right) and Glen Skov (Chicago Blackhawks Archive).
Blackhawks owner James Norris lured Detroit coach Tommy Ivan away from the Red Wings to become Chicago's general manager on July 8, 1954. The Hall of Famer was the guiding hand in turning the Hawks' hockey fortunes.
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The Blackhawks scored a post-season high seven goals, including 2-of-4 on the power play, for a 7-4 decision over the Flyers, jumping to a 3-2 lead in the best of seven Stanley Cup Final series.
Pit Martin became the first Blackhawk to register a hat trick in a Stanley Cup Final on May 10, 1973 against Montreal. It was one month after he got his first career playoff hat trick in the quarterfinals against St. Louis.