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 all time Chicago Blackhawks. It’s a fun way to pass the time and take a stroll down Memory Lane
Brent Sutter– 1991-1997
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Brent Sutter is 2nd all-time in Chicago Blackhawks points as a Sutter trailing only big brother Darryl. Sutter came to Chicago in 1991 for Adam Creighton and proved he was well worth it with his championship pedigree from the New York Islanders during their hey day. Sutter helped the Hawks get to their first Stanley Cup Final in 21 seasons and they wouldn’t return until 2010 but as we all know it was a very short 4 game sweep compliments of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Sutter was a typical Sutter full of grit, determination, leadership and everything else great about hockey which made him a great player to have on your roster and well he could score as well.
Towards the end of his career with the Blackhawks Sutter became the defensive specialist and of course he excelled at it until he finally hung up his skates for the last time in 1998 which as we all know was a great time to distance yourself from the Blackhawks dark ages.
Sutter played 1,111 games in the NHL and you know from Game #1 to Game #1,111 when you looked across the ice and saw him on the opposing team that you were in for a dog fight! He’s not on our Top 100 list for great stats even though they are very respectable, Sutter is on the list for always being a tough player that played through pain and always played with all his heart and skill!
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