Chicago Blackhawks Tickets
Home arena: United Center
Former Home Arenas: Chicago Coliseum (1926-1928); Chicago Stadium (1929-1994)
Uniform colors: Red and black, with an Indian's head in profile
Stanley Cups won: 3 - 1934, 1938, 1961
Mascot: Tommy The Hawk
Rivals: Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues
The Chicago Blackhawks are one of the NHL's 'Original Six' franchises, along with the Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Blackhawks were a powerful team in the NHL in the 1930s, winning
the Stanley Cup championship in 1934 and 1938. During the 1960s and early 1970s
the team was led by Bobby Hull at left wing and Stan Mikita at center, and Chicago
advanced to the Stanley
Cup Finals five times. In the 1960s Hull and Mikita each earned two Hart
Memorial Trophies as the NHL's most valuable player (MVP).
1926 - The Blackhawks joined the NHL, when the league expanded from seven to ten teams and divided into two divisions - the American and the Canadian.
1931 - Chicago first reached the Stanley Cup
1934 - The Blackhawks captured their first league title, defeating the Detroit Red Wings in the Stanley Cup Finals.
1936 - Blackhawks defeate the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Stanley Cup Finals to collect their second NHL title.
1944 - Chicago returned to the Stanley Cup Finals, however, the
team lost to the Montreal Canadiens; it was Chicago's last trip to the championship round for 17 years.
1961 - Chicago's third Stanley Cup title
1969 - The Blackhawks competed in the Stanley Cup Finals, losing to the Toronto Maple Leafs, and in 1965, 1971, and 1973, losing to the Montreal Canadiens.
In 1992 Chicago reached the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 19 years. Belfour backed the strongest defense in the conference. In the playoffs the Blackhawks set a single-season playoff record by winning 11 consecutive games. In the championship round, however, Chicago lost to the defending-champion Pittsburgh Penguins.