Jonathan Toews was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in 2006 with the third overall pick. Since then, Toews has had a great impact on the Blackhawks.
5. 2013-14 NHL Season
During the 2013-14 NHL season, the Chicago Blackhawks were defending their 2013 Stanley Cup Championship. They finished third in the Central Division with a 46-21-25 record with 107 points. Team captain Jonathan Toews scored 28 goals and had 40 assists.
This was the second season in a row where the Blackhawks were a top-five team in goals for. Toews had the fourth most goals and assists on the team, while only playing in 76 of their 82 games.
Overall, Toews was third on the team in points with 68. During the playoffs, Toews was second on the team with 17 points, three points behind Patrick Kane.
In Round 1 against the St. Louis Blues, Toews scored the game-winning goal on the road to give the Blackhawks a 3-2 series lead going back to the United Center. They ended up going all the way to Western Conference Finals where they’d lose to their rival, L.A. Kings in seven games.
This whole playoff run was special. This was the third time in Toews’ career where the Blackhawks went to the Western Conference Finals. Many fans believed this was the season they’d win back-to-back Stanley Cups.
Chicago didn’t win the Stanley Cup in 2014, but they would a season later in 2015.