All Time Blackhawks

76 Days Until The Chicago Blackhawks Season Opener

By Keith Schultz

May 21, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; A general shot of a monument outside the United Center prior to game two of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Los Angeles Kings. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

We had so much fun doing our Countdown to Faceoff series last season that we decided to do it again.  In case you’re new to the series, we’ll do a roster preview as we count down the days until the Chicago Blackhawks  October 9th season opener against the Dallas Stars.

We are down to 76 days in our countdown to the Blackhawks opening night. We are in the lonely 70’s with only 2 numbers having been worn and 76 isn’t one of those numbers so today we will take a look at the Blackhawks All-Time Shutout Leaders by a Goalie

Regular Season Shutouts

  1. Tony Esposito-74
  2. Glenn Hall-51
  3. Charlie Gardiner-42
  4. Ed Belfour-30
  5. Jocelyn Thibault-28
  6. Mike Karakas-28
  7. Al Rollins-17
  8. Jeff Hackett-14
  9. Denis DeJordy-13
  10. Corey Crawford-10

Playoffs Shutouts

  1. Tony Esposito-6
  2. Glenn Hall-5
  3. Charlie Gardiner-5
  4. Ed Belfour-3
  5. Corey Crawford-3
  6. Mike Karakas-3
  7. Antti Niemi-2
  8. Sam Lopresti-1
  9. Gary Smith-1
  10. Lorne Chabot-1

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Which name surprises you the most on these lists or which name are you surprised is missing?

Be on the lookout for our Countdown to Faceoff series as we continue to work our way to the season opener on October 9th. We’re 76 days from the season opener.  Is it October yet???

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