As an original six franchise, the Chicago Blackhawks have had no shortage of goalies come and go throughout their organization, with many leaving lasting impacts. These are the best of the best Blackhawks.
Known as the Black Hawks between 1927-1986, the Chicago Blackhawks organization as a whole has been in this league for 93 years and counting. There are already 11 goalies who have earned over 80 wins for this franchise.
They’ve even been part of one of the most feel-good stories in professional sports in recent years, when a local accountant found his way into a game after the starter and back-up went down with an injury.
He was not credited with the start or the win, due to the nature of when he entered the game and the score at the time. However, he stopped all seven shots he faced and he can say that he had a perfect professional debut, achieving a save percentage of 1.00 and goal against average of 0.00.
There is no doubt that Foster will forever be part of Chicago’s rich sports history. But let’s take a closer look at the achievements of players that took advantage of longer tenures with the club. Here is the Goalie Mount Rushmore for the Chicago Blackhawks.