Stan Mikita’s #21 jersey is raised into the rafters at Chicago Staduium October 19, 1980. (Photo courtesy of blackhawks.nhl.com)
D. Stan Mikita
If you answered Stan Mikita you are correct! Stan Mikita had the honors of becoming the first Chicago Blackhawks player to have their jersey retired by the franchise during a ceremony on October 19, 1980 which raised his #21 into the rafters.