25 Experiences of Chicago Blackhawks Fans Last Season

By JoHannah Lowder

Jun 24, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Fans of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after game six of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. The Blackhawks won 3-2 to win the series four games to two. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks gave their fans an amazing experience last season, winning almost every trophy in the NHL and setting multiple franchise and league records. We are some of the fortunate hockey fans to have been wholeheartedly invested in the history we witnessed. It’s a season that should be retold and relived as many times as possible. Every hockey fan deserves to have the same experience that we did, so here are some of the highlights of what it was like to be a Blackhawks fan last season.

Watching Marian Hossa score 2 goals in the first game of the season.

During the 24 game point streak.

Ending the streak by losing to the Colorado Avalanche 6-2.

Losing to the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 after coming back from a 4-0 deficit.

Watching the Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 7-1 on Easter Sunday.

Watching Brent Seabrook block shots with his whole body repeatedly.

Shutting out the St. Louis Blues. Twice. In St. Louis.

How we felt posting about Blackhawks games on social media.

Our goaltenders winning the Jennings Trophy but being told they were still “outperformed” by most of their opponents.

Defeating the Minnesota Wild in 5 games in the first round of the playoffs.

Being down 3-1 in the second round playoff series against the Red Wings.

When our Red Wings friends complained about Michael Frolik‘s penalty shot in Game 6.

When Niklas Hjalmarsson‘s 3rd period goal was disallowed in Game 7.

When Brent Seabrook won it in Game 7 overtime anyway.

Watching Patrick Kane celebrate his hat trick in Game 5 against the Los Angeles Kings.

Our secret relationship with Boston Bruins fans when they swept the Pittsburgh Penguins.

When analysts said the Blackhawks couldn’t win against the Bruins because the Penguins only scored twice in their series.

When Andrew Shaw deflected in the goal in triple overtime in Game 1.

Scoring 6 goals on Tuukka Rask in Game 4.

When Bryan Bickell tied the game with 00:01:16 left in Game 6.

When Dave Bolland scored 17 seconds later.

During the final 59 seconds of Game 6.

Winning the Stanley Cup.

Watching Corey Crawford lift the Stanley Cup.

How we greeted people for the next week after winning the Stanley Cup.

Did we leave out any moments that were important for you? Let us know!

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