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Darren Pang Days Until Banner Raising Day

By Keith Schultz

Darren Pang #40-Chicago Blackhawks (Picture Courtesy of

#40- There is no current Blackhawks assigned jersey #40.

Former #40’s in Chicago Blackhawks history

1. Warren Skorodenski-1987 Skorodenski also wore #1 in his career with the Hawks.  Skorodenski started in 32 games for the Hawks from 1982-1987 going 12-11-4 with .898 save percentage and a 3.46 save percentage.


Darren Pang

-1988-1989 Pang played in 81 games with the Blackhawks going 27-35-4 with .882 save percentage and 4.05 Goals Against Average.  Pang started all four games of the 1988 playoffs going 1-3 giving 4.5 goals a game.  It’s safe to say hi announcing career has lasted far longer than his three season NHL career. Here are a few highlights from Pang’s playing days!

3. Ethan Moreau-1996 Moreau broke into the NHL in 1996 after being a 1st round pick by the Blackhawks in the 1994 NHL Draft. Moreau played 8 games wearing #40 with one assist. The following season he switched to #19, he played 137 games with this jersey number scoring 24 goals and 25 assists.  Moreau was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in 1999 along with Daniel Cleary, Chad Kilger, and Christian LaFlamme for Boris Mironov, Dean McAmmond, and Jonas Elfosson.

4. Chris Terreri– 1997-1998 Terreri played in 28 games scoring 12 goals and 11 assists, but his name is only familiar/hated with Blackhawks fans for being part of the package the Blackhawks received for Ed Belfour.

5. Casey Hankinson-2001-2002 Hankinson played 14 career games over two seasons for the Blackhawks with one assist on the his career resume.

6. Matt Underhill-2004 Underhill made it to the NHL with Chicago for one career NHL game and picked up one assist.

7. Patrick Lalime-2008-2009 Lalime signed with the Blackhawks as a free agent and played 44 games for the Hawks over two seasons going 20-18-3 wearing #40. He started 444 NHL games in his career going 200-174-48 with a .905 save percentage.

Who’s your favorite #40 of all-time? Only 40 days until the new banners head to the rafters of the United Center!

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