In 2008, the Chicago Blackhawks retired number 3 for two players. Keith Magnuson and Pierre Pilote played for the Chicago Blackhawks throughout two different eras in Blackhawks’ history. Pilote donned the Indian Head sweater from 1955-1968, while Magnuson played from 1969-1980.
Keith Magnuson played in 589 games during his NHL career, all with the Blackhawks. Check out one of his fights in the NHL. You know it is old-time hockey, because there are 3 rounds of this fight.
Pierre Pilote played 821 games with the Blackhawks. In that time, he registered 477 points. Pilote also registered 15 points during the 1961 playoffs, en route to the Stanley Cup. One of his teammates is up next on the list of retired jersey numbers.