The Chicago Blackhawks won their first Stanley Cup in 49 years in dramatic fashion with Patrick Kane’s overtime game-winning goal. Even after two more Stanley Cups, nothing tops that moment.
When Patrick Kane scored the goal to win the Stanley Cup for the Chicago Blackhawks, the city knew this was special. No one had any idea that this team would phase off into a new team that would win two more Stanley Cups, but everyone had an idea of how big this moment was.
So, the question shouldn’t be what was the biggest moment of the 2010s, it should be which moment in Blackhawks’ history is the biggest? The biggest, most meaningful moment has to be Kane’s overtime winning goal against the Flyers.
It’s hard to debate that, considering how long the Blackhawks waited to finally touch the Stanley Cup again. They had great, legendary players come through and never touch the trophy in Chicago. Now, a team made up of young, hungry players did the impossible.
Even after being stripped of half of the team, the Blackhawks rebuilt quickly and won two more Stanley Cups. The closest moment of the decade has to be either Brent Seabrook’s overtime Game 7 goal against the Red Wings or “Two goals in 17 seconds.”
Still, no moment in team history can touch what Kane did.
Well, 10 years later this moment is still my favorite moment in my entire sports’ lifetime. It’ll be hard to match something like that unless the team goes on another 49-year long drought. Let’s just hope they don’t make our fans beloved wait long for another Stanley Cup.