Oct 11, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; A general shot of the Stanley Cup banners prior to a game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the New York Islanders at the United Center. Chicago won 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Blackhawks Top 100- #89 Denis DeJordy


We’re heading into the dog days of the offseason, counting the days until the Chicago Blackhawks 2014 season kicks off. We’re going to do a Top 100 list of the all time Chicago Blackhawks.  It’s a fun way to pass the time and take a stroll down memory lane.

Denis DeJordy Career Stats In Chicag0

Regular Season

Games-198

Wins-90

Losses-62

Ties-32

Goals Against-518

Goals Against Average-2.75

Shutouts-13

Playoffs

Games-18

Wins-6

Losses-9

GAA- 3.49

Denis DeJordy arrived in Chicago during the 1961 season which of course was a great year to be a Blackhawk but he was also stuck behind Glenn Hall, the same Glenn Hall that played 502 complete games in net for the Chicago Blackhawks.  DeJordy first action in a game didn’t arrive until the fall of 1962 when Hall’s streak ended because of a back injury.

DeJordy was Hall’s backup until Hall left the Hawks and DeJordy took on the goalie position full-time which he was succesful at with DeJordy sharing the Vezina Trophy with Hall after the 1967-68 season.  DeJordy’s career was squeezed between 2 Hall of Famers and 2 goalies whose numbers hang from the United Center with Tony Esposito arriving in Chicago and ending the DeJordy era.  DeJordy may have had a long career if there were more than the Original 6 teams in the day, but he still 10th all-time in Chicago Blackahwks wins as a goalie.

DeJordy ranks 89th on our list with the 1961 Stanley Cup Championship on his resume.

Denis DeJordy (Picture Courtesy of Fanbase.com)

Denis DeJordy (Picture Courtesy of Fanbase.com)

What do you think? Too High, Too Low or Shouldn’t have cracked the list?

 

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