Top 3 Scorers In Blackhawks History
The Blackhawks have had some serious firepower come through their lineup as the years have gone on. From the likes of Jeremy Roenick, Denis Savard and Tony Esposito, to the present stars of Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. This article will go over, and give a small recap of the 3 top scorers in franchise history for the Blackhawks.
Stan Mikita is argued to be the best Blackhawks player there ever was. He had an illustrious 22 season career, finishing with 4 Art Ross Trophies and a Stanley Cup. During those 22 seasons, Mikita played every single game with the Hawks, a total of 1394 to be exact. He retired with 541 goals and 926 assists for 1467 points, which is an incredible 1.05 points per game. He also added 2 Hart Trophies and 2 Lady Byng Trophies to his collection.
Mikita is the franchise leader in assists, and 2nd in franchise goals, while having the most points. In fact, the gap between him and the player in 2nd place currently, is 287 points. He currently sits 15th in all time NHL scoring, 10 points ahead of Teemu Selänne and 64 points behind Paul Coffey.
On August 7, 2018, Mikita unfortunately passed away due to the effects of Lewy Body Dementia in Chicago. He will forever be etched in Blackhawks history books, and will always be considered one of the best players to ever play the game.