5: Andrew Shaw Uses His Head
Only Andrew Shaw would think of using his head to score a goal. Although it didn’t count, Andrew Shaw’s header is still one of the top 5 moments in the last decade of Blackhawks success.
4: Antoine Vermette Joins the Team
Sometimes, a traded player takes time to adjust to their new team. This goal in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final by Antoine Vermette was one of the moments Vermette proved his worth.
3: Brent Seabrook Earns His Contract
Slaying a dragon is never easy. Detroit has always been that dragon for the Blackhawks. In Detroit’s last year in the Central division, Chicago was destined to find themselves facing the ‘Wings in round 2. After going down 3-1 in the series Brent Seabrook’s goal in OT of game 7 ended the series sending Chicago on to the next round and Detroit to the Eastern Conference.
2: 17 Seconds in Boston
Nothing needs to be said about this, just watch the video and relive the best 17 seconds in sports history.
1: Patrick Kane Ends the Stanley Cup Drought
At the time, the Blackhawks had not won a championship since 1961 and they not been to the final since being swept by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1992. That all changed thanks to Patrick Kane in Game 6 of the 2010 Stanley Cup Final. Since then, Chicago has become one of the top hockey cities in the United States, and that all started with one goal on June 9th, 2010.
With all the recent success Chicago has had in the playoffs comes some failures along the way. Now, comes the top 5 worst moments during the Blackhawks’ dynasty.