100 Things Blackhawks Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

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With special stories and experiences from fans and memorable moments about past and present players and coaches, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Blackhawks fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things Blackhawks covers the team's 49-year drought, its run to the 2010 Stanley Cup, and the transition from Chicago Stadium to the United ...
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With special stories and experiences from fans and memorable moments about past and present players and coaches, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Blackhawks fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things Blackhawks covers the team's 49-year drought, its run to the 2010 Stanley Cup, and the transition from Chicago Stadium to the United Center.
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Tab Bamford is the owner and managing editor of CommittedIndians.com, serves as a columnist for the Fourth Period, and has a featured sports blog on ChicagoNow.com. He has professionally covered the NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB, and PGA. He lives in the Chicago suburbs. Jeremy Roenick is a former Chicago Blackhawk.
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Table of Contents

Foreword Jeremy Roenick ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 The Drought Is Over 1

2 Stan Mikita 4

3 The Golden Jet 8

4 Glenn Hal 13

5 Savoir Faire 16

6 The Original Six 20

7 Pierre Pilote 22

8 Tony O 27

9 Gramps 30

10 '61v 33

11 Hull's 51" 35

12 The National Anthem 37

13 Tommy Ivan 39

14 Billy Reay 42

15 Bill Mosienko 44

16 The Bentley Brothers 47

17 The Rivalry with Detroit 50

18 Dale Tallon 53

19 Captain Serious 57

20 The First Great Hawks Goalie 61

21 Stosh's Stick 63

22 Mush March 67

23 Rocky 69

24 Doug Wilson 72

25 Chris Chelios 74

26 Maggie 77

27 J.R 79

28 Pit Martin 84

29 Major McLaughlinv86

30 Eddie the Eagle 88

31 Trading Phil 92

32 Jim Pappin 94

33 The Silver Jet 96

34 The First Cup 99

35 The Madhouse on Madison 101

36 Bob Murray 106

37 Stealing from Detroit 108

38 No. 2 110

39 Commit to the Indian 113

40 So Long, Savoir Faire 115

41 WWW 118

42 The Curse of Muldoon 121

43 The Voice of the Hawks 123

44 Taking 88 at No. 1 125

45 Kaner 128

46 The Invisible End of 49 Years 131

47 A Picture Worth a Million Words 133

48 Earl Seibert 135

49 Rudy 137

50 Big-Screen Blackhawks 140

51 Secord 142

52vThe Winter Classic 145

53 Troy Murray 148

54 Clff Koroll 150

55 From Havlat to Huet to Hossa 152

56 OT Thriller 155

57 Tony Amonte 157

58 Eric Nesrerenko 159

59 The Best Backup in Blackhawks History 161

60 Pat Stapleton 163

61 Bill White 166

62 Dirk 168

63 Sharpie 170

64 Own a Sweater 173

65 The Habs and the Have-Nots 175

66 Here Come the Hawks 177

67 Close but No Cigar...Again 178

68 Edzo 180

69 J.R. Gets Traded 182

70 No. 2 and No. 7 185

71 The Wild West 187

72 Bobby Bounces 189

73 Meet You in St. Louis 192

74 Q 194

75 The Million-Dollar Man 196

76 Mike Keenan 198

77 Attend the Convention 201

78 The Worst MVP Ever 203

79 Howie Morenz Passes 205

80 The Historic Beginning of a Historic Season 208

81 An Epic Celebration 210

82 The U.C 212

81 Roll to Rockford 215

84 The Masked Man 216

85 Probie 218

86 Johnny's West 222

87 Watch the Kids 223

88 Rent-a-Hall of Famer 225

89 Hawks-North Stars Rivalry 227

90 The '91 Debacle 229

91 The 1991 All-Star Game 232

92 92 'Sweep 234

93Pregame Plans 237

94 Daze 239

95 Toss Your Hat 241

96 That's You in the Corner 244

97 Blackhawks-Canucks Rivalry 246

98 Blackhawks' (Lack of) Media Exposure 249

99 Bob Pulford 251

100 Fun Facts! 253

Sources 256

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  • Posted December 16, 2011

    Great Stuff

    Tab Bamford knows the Blackhawks better than anyone I know. I bet he knows 1,000 things that Hawks fans should know, but it would have been too long of a book. I highly recommend folks check out this book- great for die hard Hawks fans and casual fans alike.

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    Posted July 17, 2012

    blackhawks fans must check this one out!

    a must read for die hard blackhawks fans!

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