Oct 22, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks legend Bobby Hull is honored with a bronze statues outside of the United Center before the game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Colorado Avalanche. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

On This Date In Chicago Blackhawks History

On this date in Chicago Blackhawks history,

On February 21, 1970 in Chicago Stadium the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the New York Rangers 4-2. In the contest Bobby Hull scored his 500th goal when he beat Rangers goalie Ed Glacomin. Hull ended up scoring a franchise high 604 goals in his great Blackhawks career.

The 1969-70 Blackhawks finished in 1st place with 45-22-9 record. They swept the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the playoffs before getting swept out of the playoffs by the Boston Bruins.

A great milestone for a great Blackhawk happened 43 years ago today!

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