75 Days Until The Chicago Blackhawks Season Opener

By Keith Schultz

Apr 30, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; A view of the

Bobby Hull


Stan Mikita

statues outside of the United Center before game one of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Minnesota Wild. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-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 now 25 percent complete in our countdown to opening night. 75 isn’t a number ever worn in Blackhawks history so we are going to take a look at Games Played in Blackhawks history. Regular Season Games Played

  1. Stan Mikita-1,394
  2. Bobby Hull-1,038
  3. Eric Nesterenk0-1,013
  4. Bob Murray-1,008
  5. Doug Wilson-938
  6. Dennis Hull-904
  7. Steve Larmer-891
  8. Denis Savard-881
  9. Chico Maki-841
  10. Pierre Pilote-821

Post Season Games Played

  1. Stan Mikita-155
  2. Denis Savard-131
  3. Bobby Hull-116
  4. Eric Nesterenko-115
  5. Chico Maki-113
  6. Bob Murray-112
  7. Steve Larmer-107
  8. Keith Brown-103
  9. Doug Jarrett-99
  10. Dennis Hull-97

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Which names surprise you the most on this list? 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 75 days from the season opener.  Is it October yet??? For more Blackhawks updates and conversation follow us on Twitter @Blackhawk_Up or Like our Facebook page at Blackhawkup