According to Coleman, Muldoon responded by yelling, "Fire me, Major, and you'll never finish first. The Blackhawks clinched a playoff berth for the first time since the 2001–02 season with a 3–1 win over Nashville on April 3. In 1966–67, the last season of the six-team NHL, the Black Hawks finished first, breaking the supposed "Curse of Muldoon", 23 years after the death of Frederic McLaughlin. The new collar on the away uniform transitions from red to a solid white on the front as it comes over the shoulder, leading into the NHL logo with a white background in the center. The following season, the Hawks did prove they were late-round playoff material, running away with the Norris Division title, but, yet again, the third round continued to stymie them, this time against the eventual champion Oilers, despite 1970s Soviet star goaltender Vladislav Tretiak coming to Chicago to become the Blackhawks' goaltender coach. The team's playoff fate was determined on the final day of the regular season. Walk on it and dance on it? Find out the latest on your favorite NHL teams on [121] The team made their biggest move of the offseason by offloading Hossa's contract onto the Arizona Coyotes by trading Vinnie Hinostroza, Jordan Oesterle and third-round draft pick in the 2019 NHL Draft in exchange for Marcus Kruger, MacKenzie Entwistle, Jordan Maletta, Andrew Campbell and a fifth-round draft pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. [184] The Blackhawks began playing "Chelsea Dagger" by The Fratellis as their official goal song during the 2008-09 NHL season. The team then defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals to secure their third Stanley Cup in six seasons. [113] Both Hjalmarsson and Hossa were core members of the Blackhawks roster that won three Stanley Cups in 2010, 2013 and 2015. Norris Jr. took an active interest in the team and under his ownership, the club won one Stanley Cup title in 1961. [142] The team previously donned alternate third jersey that was primarily black with red and white stripes between 1996 and 2007. These are the top-ten playoff point-scorers in franchise playoff history. It wasn't enough, however, and the Blackhawks fell in six games. 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During the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals, the Cubs agreed to allow the Blackhawks games to be broadcast on WGN and have the Cubs revert to WIND when there was a conflict. The next night, April 7, the Hawks notched their 109th point of the season against the St. Louis Blues, setting another franchise record. The Havlat trade was soon followed by another major trade – winger and key Blackhawk player Kyle Calder was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for grinding defensive center Michal Handzus. The team stated, "The Chicago Blackhawks name and logo symbolizes an important and historic person, Black Hawk of Illinois' Sac & Fox Nation, whose leadership and life has inspired generations of Native Americans, veterans and the public." [43] The Blackhawks signed former Dallas Stars starting goalie Marty Turco as his replacement, but eventually turned to rookie Corey Crawford to become their full-time starting goaltender. 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In the other cities (organizations) want nothing to do with native people but yet they're trying to say they respect us. The most notable changes are to the logo and the cross tomahawks. [186], It is a tradition for Blackhawks fans to applaud and cheer loudly during the singing of the national anthem. 1924–25 . [184] The goal horn became a popular trend among other NHL teams after the Blackhawks played the Montreal Canadiens in the 1973 Stanley Cup Finals. [176] Tommy Hawk was inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame in 2019. Therefore, the total attendance for games hosted at the United Center is 871,337, good for an average of 21,783 which still led the NHL over Montreal's 21,273 average. [64] It was the first time since 1979 that two Original Six teams had made the Stanley Cup Finals and the first time since 1945 that the last four teams to win the Stanley Cup were in the Conference Finals. In 2008, The Hockey News' staff voted the team's main logo to be the best in the NHL.