Five Overlooked Chicago Blackhawks From Recent Championships

Chicago Blackhawks, Stanley Cup (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Chicago Blackhawks, Stanley Cup
Chicago Blackhawks, Stanley Cup (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) /

When thinking of the past decade of success in Chicago, a lot of players come to mind. Today let’s talk about some of the overlooked Chicago Blackhawks from their recent championships.

From 2010 through 2015, the Chicago Blackhawks won 14 playoff rounds. They went to four conference finals and won three Stanley Cups. The Chicago Blackhawks dynasty was made during these years, and it is something Chicago fans will always have to appreciate.

That all being said, when thinking of this past decade, certain players come to mind. The core group that won three championships are at the heart of the conversation: Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith, Marian Hossa, Niklas Hjalmarsson, and Brent Seabrook.

Then there are the other standout players that won two championships. This group is a little bit bigger but consists of players like Brandon Saad, Andrew Shaw, Marcus Kruger, David Bolland, Kris Versteeg, and Corey Crawford. They all played critical roles in their championships and were fun to watch.

Not every player during the Blackhawks championships will be remembered for big moments. Only one player can step up and score a goal with under two minutes to go in game six against Boston as David Bolland did, but that doesn’t mean the other players played a smaller role on the championship team.

Today, let’s look at a few overlooked players from the ‘Hawks championships. They all played critical roles but were overlooked due to the stars around them.