All Time Blackhawks

Johnathan Aitken Days Until The Blackhawks Season Opener

By Keith Schultz

Jonathan Aitken (picture courtesy of and Bruce Bennett Studios)

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.

As we make our way down the countdown list of Blackhawks jersey numbers we reach #56 a number worn by 5 Blackhawks all-time, but not for very long or very well, so lets take a quick look at the 5 Blackhawks that have put #56 on in franchise history.

Alexander Andrievski– Blackhawks 1991 Draft pick 220 selection overall.. One Game in 1993 no stat line

Ryan Huska– Blackhawks 1993 Draft Pick 176 selection overall.. One game in 1998 no stat line

Johnathan Aitken





Penalty Minutes 70


Mike Brown-2006




Penalty Minutes-9

Tim Brent-2009 2 games with the Blackhawks and the only player on the list still in the NHL with the Carolina Hurricanes.

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As stated not a whole lot of history with #56 but one pretty cool one punch Knockout by Aiken!

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 56 days from the season opener.  Is it October yet???

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