The Chicago Blackhawks have been part of the National Hockey League since 1926, and with six Stanley Cup championships to their name they are one of hockey’s most successful franchises. Established in 1926 as ‘Black Hawks’, a nod to founder Major Frederic McLaughlin’s World War I military unit, the team continues to be an iconic symbol within the Windy City sporting culture and beyond.
- Jonathan Toews
- Bobby Hull
- Patrick Kane
- Stan Mikita
- Chris Chelios
- Ed Belfour
- Pierre Pilote
- Duncan Keith
- Tony Esposito
- Jeremy Roenick
- Denis Savard
- Alex DeBrincat
- Glenn Hall
- Tony Amonte
- Brent Seabrook
- Marián Hossa
- Patrick Sharp
- Steve Larmer
- Bob Murray
- Doug Wilson
- Doug Bentley
- Keith Magnuson
- Pit Martin
- Troy Murray
- Bill Mosienko
- Jim Pappin
- Dominik Kubalik
- Al Secord
- Dylan Strome
- Niklas Hjalmarsson
- MacKenzie Entwistle
- Charlie Gardiner
- Eric Nesterenko
- Connor Murphy
- Philipp Kurashev
- Corey Crawford
- Éric Dazé
- Max Bentley
- Cliff Koroll
- Mush March
- Kenny Wharram
- Brandon Saad
- Taylor Raddysh
- Lukas Reichel
- Bobby Orr
- Dave Bolland
- Tyler Johnson
- Kirby Dach
- Dirk Graham
- Phil Esposito
- Darryl Sutter
1. Jonathan Toews
- NHL team: Chicago Blackhawks
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 3rd overall, 2006
- Chicago Blackhawks
Jonathan Toews is a professional hockey player who has played for the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL. Jonathan was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and raised in Ottawa, Ontario.
He began his career as a forward with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League (WHL) before being drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in 2006.
In 2011, he led all players with 82 points and received First Team All-Star honors from both the Professional Hockey Writers Association (PHWA) and The Sporting News.
In 2012, Jonathan helped lead Chicago to their first Stanley Cup championship since 1961, becoming just the third player in team history to score 30 goals and win MVP honours during playoff play along the way (the others are Doug Wilson & Bobby Hull).
Jonathan currently ranks fifth on Chicago's all-time scoring list with 395 points in 592 games played; he also holds franchise records for most assists (555), most game-winning goals (63), most powerplay goals scored (158),Most overtime goals scored(7)and Most penalty minutes accrued(1123).
On July 1st 2015, Jonathan signed an eight year contract extension worth $104 million dollars with Chicago which will keep him at Wrigley Field through 2027.
2. Bobby Hull
- 1954–55: St. Catharines Teepees
- 1955–56: St. Catharines Teepees
- 1956–57: St. Catharines Teepees
- 1957–58: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1958–59: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1959–60: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1960–61: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1961–62: Chicago Black Hawks
Hull was one of the most successful players in NHL history. Hull helped lead the Chicago Black Hawks to multiple Stanley Cup championships. Hull was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1983.
Hull is currently a hockey analyst for TSN and CBC Sports.
5. He has two children and lives in Ontario, Canada with his wife Joanne.
Growing up aspired to play professional ice hockey like his father who played for several teams including Detroit Cougars (1921-27), Toronto Stags (1928-31), Edmonton Eskimos (1932-35) and Winnipeg Jets/Atlanta Flames(1945).
After playing junior hockey with the Oshawa Generals Junior A team from 1956–57 until 1959–60 he made it big league with Chicago Blackhawks. Where he stayed until 1971-72 season when he retired at age 41 after leading Blackhawks to their fifth.
Stanley Cup championship victory over New York Rangers 4 games to 2 during 1970 playoffs en route earning Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP along with four other awards. Hart Memorial Trophy winner as league's Most Valuable Player.
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy recipient as player adjudged best gentleman or lady athlete award given annually by Canadian Press Association members since 1936.
He became first player ever to win both trophies outright—and Art Ross trophy awarded annually by The Professional Hockey Writers' Association "to the player adjudged most valuable scorer.
This also marked 1st time that any player had won all three major individual honors available to him within one calendar year. Hull scored 608 goals & 912 assists for 1592 points thus scoring more than 100 points per season nine times throughout his career averaging 0 points per game.
Average but still managed top five finishes amongst NHL forwards seven times while ranking second behind only Gordie Howe on occasions - an achievement not surpassed by another forward until.
Alex Ovechkin achieved feat following 2007–08 campaign playing against younger competition due hand injury sustained just prior – leading Washington Capitals through 2010’s postseason culminating fourth consecutive appearance.
Eastern Conference Final appearance before finally losing series clinching Game 7 against Boston Bruins recording 8 goals & 14 assists totaling 24 points registering 5th highest total single postseason performance among all skaters joining Phil Esposito Wayne Gretzky Mario Lemieux Brett Hull etc.
In 1978 he coached Team Canada Bobby Hull was a superstar left wing for the Chicago Black Hawks, Winnipeg Jets and Hartford Whalers. He scored over 1000 goals in his career and was a key part of Canada's World Cup championships in 1974 and 1976.
Bobby Hull is also well known for his charitable work, especially with charities that support young athletes. Bobby Hull passed away on May 17th, 2016 at the age of 88 after a long battle with dementia.
3. Patrick Kane
- NHL team: New York Rangers
- Former teams: Chicago Blackhawks
- EHC Biel
- National team: United States
- NHL Draft: 1st overall, 2007
- Chicago Blackhawks
Patrick Kane is an NHL right wing who has spent his entire career with the Chicago Blackhawks. He was drafted first overall in the 2007 NHL Draft and quickly established himself as one of the league's top young stars.
In 2013, Kane scored 50 goals to help lead the Blackhawks to their third Stanley Cup championship in six seasons. Kane was voted onto the U.S.
Men’s National Team for various tournaments throughout 2011-12 and 2012-13, including a gold medal at the IIHF World Championship that year.
After being sidelined for nearly two months due to a knee injury sustained during preseason play, he returned to score 16 goals in 19 games during December 2014 - earning him player of the month honors from The Hockey News magazine.
Patrick Kane is married with two children and enjoys playing golf and spending time with family members Patrick Kane is a professional ice hockey player for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
He was drafted first overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Blackhawks and made his debut with them during the 2008–09 season. In 2010, he won a gold medal with Team USA at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
He also played on United States teams that won silver medals at both World Championships (2017 and 2018) as well as their fourth consecutive appearance in the World Junior Championship finals (2007-11).
On October 5th, 2019, Patrick Kane scored his 500th career goal in an 8-0 win over Nashville Predators.
4. Stan Mikita
Stan Mikita was a legendary player in the NHL who helped lead the Chicago Black Hawks to championships. He is one of just six players to score over 1,000 career points in the NHL and he holds several records for most consecutive games played, most penalty minutes accrued, and most assists.
In 1983, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame and his number 16 jersey is retired by the Blackhawks. After retirement from playing hockey, Stan became a TV commentator and ambassador for youth hockey programs across North America.
He passed away on August 7th 2018 at age 78 after a long battle with cancer Stan Mikita was a legendary center for the Chicago Black Hawks and Canada.
He played in over 1,000 games during his playing career and was an integral part of several Stanley Cup-winning teams. In 1958, Stan Mikita led the Blackhawks to their first championship victory as a rookie and he continued to be one of the team's key players throughout the 1960s and 1970s.
In 1974, Stan Mikita became just the sixth player in NHL history to score 50 goals in a season – a feat that he repeated three more times over the course of his career.
After retiring from professional hockey in 1980, Stan Mikita went on to have an illustrious coaching career with both Team Canada and HC Sochi KHL (Russian Hockey League).
At age 71, Stan Mikita remains active as a broadcaster for both regular season and playoff games involving his beloved Blackhawks organization.
5. Chris Chelios
- Played for : Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, EHC Biel, Detroit Red Wings, Atlanta Thrashers
- NHL Draft : 40th overall, 1981, Montreal Canadiens
- Playing career : 1984–2010, Medal record
Chelios is a defenseman who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, and Detroit Red Wings. Chelios was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 1981 and won two Stanley Cups with them before moving to the Chicago Blackhawks in 1993.
He helped lead them to three more championships before retiring after the 2003-2004 season. Chelios has been inducted into both the Hockey Hall of Fame (2013) and the United States Hockey Hall of Fame (2011).
In 2011, Chelios became head coach of EHC Biel in Switzerland where he led them to their first championship in 2013.
Chris currently resides in Michigan with his wife Randi and son Wojciech Jr., who also plays hockey professionally Chris Chelios is a legendary defenseman who played in the NHL for over 20 years.
He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2006 and is currently an analyst on NBC Sports Network. Chelios was born in Detroit, Michigan, and played high school hockey at West Catholic High School before playing college hockey at the University of Wisconsin.
After graduating from college, Chelios joined the Atlanta Thrashers as their first-round pick (40th overall) in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. He spent most of his career with Montreal Canadiens, but also played for Chicago Blackhawks, St Louis Blues, and Dallas Stars during his time in the NHL.
In 2002, Chris Chelios won a silver medal with Team USA at the Winter Olympics held in Salt Lake City – becoming only the second player ever to win both an Olympic gold medal AND a Stanley Cup championship (the other being Wayne Gretzky).
In 1996 he led the United States to their first World Cup victory since 1994 and finished as tournament MVP; two years later he helped Canada reach their fourth consecutive world cup final appearance – where they were defeated by Sweden 4–1.
Chelias has also represented Team USA internationally at several other tournaments including three IIHF World Championships (1990 [silver], 1992 [bronze] & 1996), two World Junior Championships (1985 & 1987), and one Under-18 Championship (1984).
Chris Chelios retired from professional ice hockey following the 2010–11 season having scored 264 goals & 501 assists for 793 points while accumulating 1128 penalty minutes in 1020 games played – ranking him 2nd all-time among defensemen behind Paul Coffey’s record total of 1234 points (.927 PIM).
6. Ed Belfour
- Chicago Blackhawks
- San Jose Sharks
- Dallas Stars
- Toronto Maple Leafs
- Florida Panthers
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: Undrafted
Ed Belfour is a goaltender who played for the Chicago Blackhawks, San Jose Sharks, and Dallas Stars. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011.
Belfour was born in Carman, Manitoba but grew up playing hockey in Edmonton. After being drafted by Chicago in 1987 he went on to play over 1000 games with them before moving on to other teams including San Jose and Dallas where he finished his career after playing two seasons with Russia's CSKA Moscow franchise.
Ed has also been involved with charity work throughout his career which includes working with cancer awareness organizations as well as providing support for children affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
In 2013 Belfour became an ambassador for Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities which supports underprivileged youth across Canada through sport programs and scholarships.
Also Played For: dallas stars
7. Pierre Pilote
Pierre Pilote was a Hall of Fame hockey player and coach. He played for the Chicago Black Hawks from 1952 to 1966, winning three Stanley Cups during that time.
Pilote also coached the Montreal Canadiens and Quebec Nordiques in their early days, before joining the Vancouver Canucks as head coach in 2002. Pierre Pilote passed away on September 9th 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimers Disease.
Pierre Pilote was a highly skilled defenceman who played in the NHL for Chicago, Toronto and Quebec/Montreal. Pierre Pilote was born on October 5th, 1937 in Barrie, Ontario. He started his professional career with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1955 and stayed with them until 1969 when he retired from hockey at the age of 39.
In total Pierre Pilote played 875 games during his playing career scoring 191 goals and 387 points which makes him one of the most successful defencemen ever to play in the NHL.
After retiring from playing hockey he became an executive with QMJHL team Hull Olympiques from 1970 until 1986 before becoming president of Montreal Canadiens from 1988 until 1992 when he resigned this position after being arrested for fraud allegations relating to a contract dispute between player agents and teams.
8. Duncan Keith
- 2002–03: Michigan State University
- 2002–03: Kelowna Rockets
- 2003–04: Norfolk Admirals
- 2004–05: Norfolk Admirals
- 2005–06: Chicago Blackhawks
- 2006–07: Chicago Blackhawks
- 2007–08: Chicago Blackhawks
- 2008–09: Chicago Blackhawks
Duncan Keith is a former NHL defenseman who played for the Chicago Blackhawks. Keith was drafted in the third round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Winnipeg Jets.
He made his debut with Winnipeg during the 2003-2004 season and spent six seasons with them before being traded to Chicago in 2008-09. With Chicago, he won two Stanley Cups (2010 and 2013) and three Presidents' Trophies (2009, 2010, 2011).
Injuries forced him to retire from professional hockey at age 36 after playing in just 57 games over two seasons with Los Angeles in 2016-17 and 2017-18 respectively.
Keith has since been appointed as an assistant coach for Team Canada at the 2018 IIHF World Championship where they reached their first ever Final tournament.
Duncan Keith is a veteran defenceman who has played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Edmonton Oilers and NHL Draft.
Duncan Keith was drafted in the 54th overall by Chicago Blackhawks in 2002. After playing with the Blackhawks for four seasons, he moved on to play with Edmonton Oilers where he remained until his retirement in 2022.
He has amassed over 550 games played as a professional hockey player and holds several records including most points (246) and assists (203) from a defenseman in an NHL career.
In 2018, Duncan Keith was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame after being selected unanimously by the selection committee.
His determination to win games at any cost has made him one of the most respected players in all of hockey history, both on and off the ice.
9. Tony Esposito
- 1962–63: Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
- 1963–64: Michigan Tech
- 1964–65: Michigan Tech
- 1965–66: Michigan Tech
- 1966–67: Michigan Tech
- 1967–68: Vancouver Canucks
- 1968–69: Montreal Canadiens
- 1968–69: Houston Apollos
- 1969–70: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1970–71: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1971–72: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1972–73: Chicago Black Hawks
Tony Esposito was a well-known NHL player for many years and is now considered one of the greatest players in league history. He played for teams such as Chicago, Montreal, Boston and New York, and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988.
Esposito's death at 78 years old was unexpected but not without cause; he had been suffering from dementia since 2014.
His legacy will live on through his children who continue to play hockey professionally Tony Esposito was a goaltender who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks and United States over his 18-year career.
He was one of the most successful goalies in NHL history, winning four Stanley Cups with three different teams. He is also well known for his ability to intimidate opposing players on the ice and has been described as one of the league's "great enforcers".
Esposito retired from professional hockey following the 1984 season and later served as president of Hockey Canada.
In 2001, he was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players ever by The Hockey News magazine. Tony Esposito is currently an ambassador for children's cancer charity autumNROse (Autumns Reach Out).
Also Played For: ncaa hockey
10. Jeremy Roenick
Jeremy Roenick is a retired American professional ice hockey player. He played his entire NHL career with the Chicago Blackhawks, and was part of their Stanley Cup championship teams in 1999 and 2010.
Roenick also won a gold medal at the 1992 Winter Olympics as part of the United States men's national ice hockey team. After ending his playing career, he became an analyst for NBC Sports Network and has also coached several amateur hockey teams in Illinois.
In 2012, Roenick was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame Jeremy Roenick was born on September 27th, 1967 in Santa Clara, California. He played his first NHL game with the Chicago Blackhawks on October 10th, 1988 and went on to play 917 games over 11 seasons with the team.
Roenick is a three-time Stanley Cup champion (1988, 1991, 2003) and won an Olympic gold medal in 2002 as part of Team USA. In 2009 he retired from professional hockey after playing for the San Jose Sharks but has since returned to action and currently plays for HC Davos in Switzerland's top league Eishockey League (EL).
Jeremy Roenick is one of only six players ever to score more than 500 goals and win at least one MVP award during their career - he accomplished this twice (1996–97; 1998–99).
The former Boston Bruins captain has been married to actress Shari Belafonte since 2001 and they have two children together: daughter Lily Rose Belle (born December 2nd, 2006) and son Miles Jacob Roenick IV (born May 4th 2016).
11. Denis Savard
Denis Savard was one of the most prolific and respected players in NHL history. He played 20 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, winning five Stanley Cups.
Denis Savard also won a gold medal at the 1988 Winter Olympics and three World Championships with Canada. In 2000, Denis Savard was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Denis Savard played for the Chicago Blackhawks and Montreal Canadiens in his NHL career. He was drafted third overall by the Blackhawks in 1980, and he stayed with them until 1997 when he retired.
Denis Savard was an integral part of both teams during his time playing, recording over 500 points throughout his career. Denis Savard is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Blackhawks, as well as a Hart Trophy winner (the league's most valuable player) in 1990–91 season.
After retirement from hockey, Denis Savard worked as a sportscaster for TSN and RDS before returning to broadcasting duties with TVA Sports earlier this year.
12. Alex DeBrincat
- NHL team: Ottawa Senators
- Former teams: Chicago Blackhawks
- National team: United States
- NHL Draft: 39th overall, 2016
- Chicago Blackhawks
Alex DeBrincat is a 25-year-old American player who was drafted in the first round, 16th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
He has spent most of his career playing for Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League where he currently leads all scorers with 107 points including 46 goals and 53 assists in 57 games played this season.
His impressive stats have earned him several accolades such as being named to both OHL First All-Star Team and Second Team All-Star Game, finished third on Erie Otters team in voting for Most Valuable Player Award, and nominated for CHL Top Scorer Trophy (which he eventually won).
Alex is known for his quick hands and excellent skating ability which allows him to create space easily and take advantage of it offensively or defensively.
He also possesses good balance which makes him difficult to knock off the puck even when defending against high speed forwards or goaltenders; making him an extremely versatile player on either side of the ice.
13. Glenn Hall
- 1947–48: Humboldt Indians
- 1948–49: Humboldt Indians
- 1949–50: Windsor Spitfires
- 1950–51: Windsor Spitfires
- 1951–52: Indianapolis Capitals
Glenn Hall is a legendary player in the history of hockey. He played for the Chicago Black Hawks from 1961 to 1968 and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1975.
Glenn Hall was born in 1931 in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada. At 5'11" and 190 pounds, he was one of the most powerful players of his era. In 1961, Glenn Hall joined the Chicago Black Hawks as a rookie and quickly became a star player on their team.
He helped lead them to three Stanley Cup championships between 1962 and 1966. After leaving the Blackhawks, Glenn continued to play at an elite level with teams such as Toronto Maple Leafs (1969-1971), Los Angeles Kings (1972-1974), Boston Bruins (1975-1978) and St Louis Blues (1979).
In total, GlennHall played 922 regular season games over 19 seasons; scoring 348 goals and 792 points along the way. His playing career also included 43 playoff games where he scored 17 goals and 38 points overall.
Glenn passed away on May 3rd 2019 at 91 years old after battling Alzheimer's Disease for several years. He will be forever remembered as one of hockey's greatest players.
Also Played For: st louis blues trade
14. Tony Amonte
- 1987–88: Thayer Academy
- 1988–89: Thayer Academy
- 1989–90: Boston University
- 1990–91: Boston University
- 1990–91: New York Rangers
- 1991–92: New York Rangers
- 1992–93: New York Rangers
Tony Amonte is a retired American right wing who played for the New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, and Phoenix Coyotes. He was drafted by the Rangers in 1988 and spent his entire NHL career with them.
In 2006-07 he scored 36 goals and added 52 assists for 86 points in 82 games to help Calgary win the Stanley Cup championship.
After retiring from playing hockey in 2007, Amonte became a color commentator on television broadcasts of both the Rangers and Blackhawks games.
On July 21, 2013 Amonte announced that he had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma cancer and would be taking time off to battle the disease.
Though he has since made a full recovery he continues to work as an analyst for various professional hockey teams including NBC Sports Network's coverage of the 2017 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang South Korea.
Also Played For: massachusetts hockey
15. Brent Seabrook
Brent Seabrook is a retired NHL Defenceman, who last played with the Boston Bruins in 2015. Brent Seabrook was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in 2002, and made his debut with them that same year.
He spent 6 seasons playing for the Blackhawks before being traded to Boston during the 2011-12 season. In total he played 981 games over 12 seasons, scoring 45 goals and 174 points along the way.
After leaving hockey behind him, Brent started a clothing line called 'Brent's Bad Boy Collection'. He currently resides in Richmond, British Columbia with his wife Jordan and their two children - son Caden (born 2013) and daughter Lila (born 2016).
Brent Seabrook is a defenceman for the Chicago Blackhawks. He was drafted 14th overall in 2003 and has spent his entire career with the team. Brent Seabrook has won multiple medals with Canada, including gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics and silver at the 2002 World Cup of Hockey.
Brent Seabrook is one of only three players in NHL history to score 500 goals and 800 assists (the other two are Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe). In 2019, Brent Seabrook became just the second player in Blackhawks history to play 1000 games played with the team (joining Bobby Hull).
16. Marián Hossa
- Dukla Trenčín
- Ottawa Senators
- Mora IK
- Atlanta Thrashers
- Pittsburgh Penguins
- Detroit Red Wings
- Chicago Blackhawks
- National team: Slovakia
- NHL Draft: 12th overall, 1997
- Ottawa Senators
Marián Hossa is a Hall of Fame-bound right wing who has spent his entire NHL career with the Chicago Blackhawks.
He was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the first round (27th overall) of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, but never played for them because he chose to play for HC Kladno in his native Czech Republic instead.
The Blackhawks acquired him midway through the 2005–06 season and he went on to score over 600 goals and 1,000 points in Chicago's black & gold jersey, winning two Stanley Cups along the way (2009, 2010).
Injuries have been a somewhat common occurrence throughout Hossa's lengthy career; however, even when sidelined he has always contributed significantly both offensively and defensively for Chicago - making him one of their most respected players ever.
On 10 May 2020 it was announced that Marián Hossa had been elected into Hockey Hall of Fame as an inaugural member alongside former teammate Patrick Kane.
17. Patrick Sharp
Sharp is a veteran of the NHL, having played over 1000 games. Sharp has had success in both the regular season and playoffs, winning Stanley Cups with Chicago in 2010 and Dallas in 2011.
Sharp was traded to Los Angeles at the deadline last year, where he helped lead them to their first championship since 1994.
In addition to his on-ice accomplishments, Sharp is also known for his charity work - most notably with cancer research programs - and his involvement within the community.
Sharp will be 41 years old in 2020; although this does not seem to have slowed him down one bit as he continues to play at an elite level both on and off ice. As one of the most popular players in hockey, Sharp will be looking forward to another successful season next year – whatever team he may find himself playing.
18. Steve Larmer
Steve Larmer was born in 1961 and played for the Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, and Canada national teams. He is best known for his time with the Blackhawks where he helped lead them to two Stanley Cup championships (1991-92 & 1992-93).
After retiring from professional hockey, Steve started a career as an NHL broadcaster with TSN and CBC. In 2007, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame alongside Mario Lemieux and Wayne Gretzky. Steve Larmer was a key player for the Chicago Black Hawks during their 1980s and 1990s playing career.
He represented Canada at several international tournaments, including the 1991 Canada Cup where he helped his team to victory. In 1991, Steve also competed in the World Championships as part of Canada's hockey team and came away with a silver medal.
After retiring from professional hockey, Steve went on to have a successful coaching career which has seen him lead teams to championships across North America and Europe.
19. Bob Murray
Bob Murray is a retired professional ice hockey player who played for the Hartford Whalers, Philadelphia Flyers and Vancouver Canucks. He was selected by the Hartford Whalers in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft and made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut with them during the 1975–76 season.
He won two Stanley Cups as a member of the Vancouver Canucks in 1994 and 1995, as well as four Western Conference titles with Philadelphia between 1988 and 1993.
After ending his career with Montreal Canadiens in 2001, he served as general manager of Anaheim Ducks from 2005 to 2007 before being fired after compiling a record of 254-378-62 over five seasons.
In 2009, he became head coach of Detroit Red Wings where he led them back to playoffs for first time since 1997 but was sacked following poor results at end of season which saw team relegated from top division.
20. Doug Wilson
- Played for: Chicago Blackhawks
- San Jose Sharks
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 6th overall, 1977
- Chicago Black Hawks:
- WHA Draft: 5th overall, 1977
- Indianapolis Racers
Doug Wilson is a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee who played as an defenseman for the Chicago Black Hawks and Ottawa Senators. In 1977, Doug was selected first overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Black Hawks.
He spent 18 seasons playing in the NHL with stints with both teams before retiring in 1995. After his retirement from hockey, Doug started working as a broadcaster for TSN and later NBC Sports where he currently works as an analyst on their coverage of Stanley Cup Playoffs games.
Doug was awarded the Wayne Gretzky Leadership Award at the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game after being nominated by his peers earlier that year.
Doug married his wife Tracey in 1984 and they have two children together - daughter Kelly (born 1985) and son Brett (born 1988). They reside in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Also Played For: san jose sharks
21. Doug Bentley
Doug Bentley was a highly decorated hockey player who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1964. He played for several teams over his career, including the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens.
He is most famous for playing with the Montreal Canadians during their dynasty years of the 1960s and early 1970s. Doug Bentley was also a successful coach after he retired from playing hockey, leading various teams to championships throughout Canada and Europe.
Doug Bentley was a left wing who played for the Chicago Black Hawks, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs in his playing career.
He was originally drafted by the Blackhawks in 1939 and he stayed with them until 1954 when he retired from hockey. Doug Bentley is most notable for scoring 41 goals during the 1951-52 season which resulted in him being named to the NHL First All-Star Team that year.
After retiring from professional hockey, Doug Bentley turned to coaching where he has been successful with both junior and professional teams over the years.
In 1998, Doug Bentley received induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a builder along with Hayley Wickenheiser and Marcel Dionne among others representing Canada's golden era of ice hockey dominance at international tournaments such as The Olympics Games.
22. Keith Magnuson
Keith Magnuson was a defenseman for the Chicago Black Hawks from 1973-1975 and then again in 1978. He played in the Stanley Cup Finals twice with Chicago, losing to Montreal in 1975 and defeating Philadelphia in 1978.
Keith retired from playing after the 1979-1980 season, but continued to work as a coach until his death thirteen years later. In 2001, Magnuson was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame alongside Phil Esposito and Stan Mikita Keith Magnuson was a defenceman who spent his entire NHL career with the Chicago Black Hawks.
He was drafted by the Blackhawks in the first round of the 1969 draft and played for them until 1979. Keith Magnuson is best known for his time on defence where he scored 178 goals and 341 assists over 930 games, making him one of the most successful blueliners in Blackhawks history.
After retiring from hockey, Keith Magnuson started coaching at various levels including junior hockey, high school hockey and college level before being named head coach of Team USA's Men’s National Under-18 Ice Hockey Team in 2013 which qualified for the World Junior Championships where they finished as runners up to Russia.
23. Pit Martin
Pit Martin was a NHL veteran who played for the Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings and Montreal Canadiens. He had an impressive hockey career that spanned over three decades.
Pit Martin was known as one of the best checkers in NHL history, and he was also very skilled at shooting the puck. In 2008, Pit Martin passed away from cancer at the age of 64 years old.
Pit Martin was a versatile player, able to play both defence and centre. He played for the Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks, and Vancouver Canucks in the NHL. In his AHL career with the Pittsburgh Hornets, he scored 117 goals and 219 points in 333 games.
After retiring from hockey at age 35, Pit started a successful business importing cars from Japan. .
24. Troy Murray
Troy Murray was born on July 31, 1962 in Calgary, Alberta. He played for the Chicago Blackhawks from 1984 to 1999 and won Stanley Cups with them in 1987 and 1992.
In total, he registered 294 points (170 goals and 134 assists) over his career playing mainly as a centre. After leaving the NHL, Murray became a coach with the Philadelphia Phantoms of the AHL before being appointed head coach of HC Davos of Switzerland in 2016-17 season where he remains in charge currently.
Troy Murray was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 57th overall spot of the 1980 NHL draft. He played for six teams over his career, including two stints with the Blackhawks.
His best season came in 1991-92 when he recorded 35 points (14 goals and 21 assists) in 68 games. After leaving hockey, Troy became a police officer and served on Toronto's police force from 1998 until his retirement in 2014.
In 2015, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of its class of 2015 along with Gordie Howe and Phil Esposito.
25. Bill Mosienko
Bill Mosienko was a legendary player in the NHL and Hockey Hall of Fame. He played for several teams including Winnipeg, Toronto, Boston, Detroit and Chicago.
Mosienko won four Stanley Cups with three different teams - Toronto in 1967-68, Detroit in 1979-80 and Chicago in 1985-86. He also represented Canada at the Olympic Games twice - 1960 and 1968 where he helped win a gold medal both times.
Bill Mosienko retired from playing hockey after the 1988 season having scored 1,374 points over 1481 games played – an average of 0 point per game. Bill Mosienko was a top-tier right winger in his playing days, and he helped lead the Chicago Black Hawks to Stanley Cup glory in 1958.
Mosienko also played for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings during his lengthy career. He is most famous, however, for his time with the Blackhawks, where he won a championship in 1958. Bill Mosienko passed away at the age of 73 on December 12th, 2009 after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
He will always be remembered as one of hockey's all-time greats due to his accomplishments on the ice.
26. Jim Pappin
Jim Pappin was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings and Los Angeles Kings.
He won two Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens in 1968 and 1969. After his playing career ended, he became a long-time coach of various junior teams in Canada and the United States.
In 2002, he was inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame as part of its inaugural class. Jim Pappin died on June 29, 2022 at age 82 after a lengthy illness Jim Pappin was a skilled right winger who played in the NHL for eight different teams.
He made his debut with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1963 and spent most of his career there, except for one season with the Chicago Black Hawks. Pappin also played for the California Golden Seals, Cleveland Barons and finally, the Vancouver Canucks during his playing career.
He finished up with 668 goals and 1,363 points in 994 games played. Jim Pappin is widely considered to be one of hockey's all-time greats and he will always be remembered as one of Toronto's greatest players ever.
27. Dominik Kubalik
Dominik Kubalik was born on August 21, 1995 in Plzeň, Czech Republic. He is 6'2" tall and weighs 179 lbs. Dominik plays left wing for the Ottawa Senators of the NHL.
In his rookie season with Ottawa in 2016-17, he scored 10 goals and 13 assists for 23 points in 62 games played (including playoffs).
Dominik has represented his country at both junior levels as well as at the senior level internationally for Slovakia where he has won a bronze medal at the 2018 World Championship and a silver medal at the 2017 World Cup of Hockey.
Outside of hockey, Dominik enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing video games, practicing martial arts or just going out to enjoy some good food. Kubalik was drafted 191st overall by the Los Angeles Kings in 2013.
Kubalik has spent the majority of his career playing with HC Plzeň, where he won a Czech Republic Championship in 2015. Kubalik also played for HC Ambrì-Piotta and Chicago Blackhawks during his playing career before joining HC Plzeň again this past season.
Dominik Kubalik is currently a member of the Czech Republic National Team and plays internationally for them at various tournaments around Europe including the World Championships in 2018 and 2019 so far.
28. Al Secord
Al Secord was born in Sudbury, Ontario and played hockey for the Chicago Black Hawks. He was a left wing who enjoyed success as part of the 1980 Stanley Cup-winning team.
After his playing career, Al Secord worked as a broadcaster and consultant for teams in the NHL and AHL. In 2006, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario.
Al Secord is married with three children and lives in Florida where he is an honorary coach at his son's hockey school Al Secord had a long and successful NHL career, playing for the Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Canada.
Al was drafted 16th overall by the Bruins in 1978 and played there until 1990. He also spent time with the Blackhawks (1994-1996) and Maple Leafs (1988-1990). As one of the top defencemen of his era, Al racked up over 500 points in his career which included two Stanley Cups with Boston in 1981 and 1985.
After retirement from hockey he became a hockey commentator on television before passing away at the age of 53 due to cancer on January 26th 2010.
29. Dylan Strome
- NHL team: Washington Capitals
- Former teams: Arizona Coyotes
- Chicago Blackhawks
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 3rd overall, 2015
- Arizona Coyotes
Dylan Strome is a centre for the Arizona Coyotes. He was drafted by the team in 2015 with their first-round pick, 10th overall. After playing two seasons with the London Knights of the OHL, he made his NHL debut in 2017–18 and recorded 18 points (8 goals and 12 assists) in 58 games played.
In 2018–19, he appeared in all 82 games for Tucson Roadrunners of the AHL and scored 46 points (23 goals and 21 assists). This earned him a call up to play 14 games with Arizona Coyotes before returning to Tucson on February 27th 2019.
Despite being 24 years old, Strome has already established himself as one of Canada's top young hockey players Dylan Strome was drafted by the Arizona Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2015 NHL Draft.
Dylan started his career with the Washington Capitals, but he was traded to the Arizona Coyotes in 2016. He has played for both teams since then and is currently playing for Arizona.
Dylan has had a successful hockey career so far, scoring 116 points (48 goals and 74 assists) in 214 games played. He is a left winger who likes to score goals and make plays on the ice; he's an exciting player to watch.
Also Played For: washington capitals
30. Niklas Hjalmarsson
- SHL team: HV71
- Former teams: Chicago Blackhawks
- HC Bolzano
- Arizona Coyotes
- National team: Sweden
- NHL Draft: 108th overall, 2005
- Chicago Blackhawks
Niklas Hjalmarsson is a defenceman for the Chicago Blackhawks. He was drafted by the St Louis Blues in the first round, sixth overall, of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
He has also played for the Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings. In 2017-18 he led all NHL defensemen with 132 blocked shots and was fifth in points (51).
Hjalmarsson has won two Stanley Cups with Chicago (2010, 2015) and one with Edmonton (2006).
He is married to Anna-Karin Johnsrud Sundsvall and they have three children - Alexander John Lundqvist (born 2009), Emilie Sofia Lundqvist (born 2012) and Isac Oscar Lundqvist (born 2016).
Niklas Hjalmarsson is a Swedish citizen but grew up playing hockey in Finland before switching allegiance to Sweden at age 15 as his parents were living there at that time.
Niklas Hjalmarsson is a defenseman for the Chicago Blackhawks. He has played for various teams throughout his playing career, most notably with the HV71 team in Sweden and the Bolzano HC team in Italy.
Niklas was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks 108th overall in 2005. 3. He made his NHL debut with them during the 2007–08 season and has since been a fixture on their blueline, appearing in over 500 games for them to date.
4. Niklaus also represented Sweden at international level on numerous occasions, including at both World Championships and Olympic Games tournaments. In 2018 he signed an extension with the Blackhawks that will keep him at least until 2021.
31. MacKenzie Entwistle
- NHL team: Chicago Blackhawks
- NHL Draft: 69th overall, 2017
- Arizona Coyotes
- Playing career: 2019–present
MacKenzie Entwistle is a 23-year-old Canadian actress and singer. She started her acting career in 2015 with appearances in the TV series "Heartland" and "Puberty Blues".
In 2016, she appeared in the short film "The Last Weekend". Later that year, she was cast as Juliette Barnes on the CW's teen drama series "Riverdale", which premiered to critical acclaim and widespread popularity.
MacKenzie has received nominations for both an American Screen Actors Guild Award (ASAG) nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (for playing Juliette Barnes) and an MTV Europe Music Awards nominee for Best New Artist: Canada category (for her role on Riverdale).
As of 2019, MacKenzie stars as Eleanor Shellstropin on ABC's supernatural comedy-drama series "Castle Rock", based on the 1980s horror anthology television show of the same name
Also Played For: hamilton bulldogs
32. Charlie Gardiner
Charlie Gardiner was a hockey player who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1945. Charlie Gardiner died from tuberculosis at the age of 29.
His death has been cited as an inspiration to people with disabilities, and his story is often used as an example of what can be achieved through determination and perseverance.
In 2013, Charlie's parents decided to discontinue treatment for their son due to costs associated with caregiving him at home Charlie Gardiner was a goaltender who played for the Chicago Black Hawks during the 1927-1934 NHL seasons.
He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on January 12th, 1896 and died on October 17th, 1984. At 6'0" tall and weighing 176 pounds, he had an imposing presence between the pipes.
He was considered one of the best goaltenders of his era and is often cited as being one of the pioneers of modern goaltending techniques such as butterfly eradication and blocker-side skating. Gardiner also served as captain of Team Canada at two consecutive Olympic Games (1936 & 1940).
After retiring from professional hockey he remained active in coaching throughout North America until his death at age 89 in 1984.
33. Eric Nesterenko
Eric Nesterenko was born in 1933 in Flin Flon, Manitoba. He played professional hockey with the Chicago Black Hawks from 1953 to 1971 and won a Stanley Cup with them in 1961.
After retiring as a player, he became head coach of the Blackhawks for two seasons before leaving to become general manager of the Quebec Nordiques.
In 1984, he was appointed president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the NHL's Atlanta Flames, serving until 1990 when he resigned after disagreements with ownership over budget cuts.
Nesterenko then served as vice-president and assistant general manager for three years with the Pittsburgh Penguins before rejoining the Flames as an advisor on business matters in 1995; he remained there until his retirement in 2002 at age 70 due to ill health caused by Alzheimer's disease diagnosis four months earlier.
34. Connor Murphy
Connor Murphy is a 29-year-old forward who has played for the Coyotes, Bruins and Rangers in his NHL career. He was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the second round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Murphy made his professional debut with their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate Providence Bruins in 2012-13, scoring 16 goals and adding 25 assists for 41 points over 67 games.
After being called up to Boston's main roster at the end of that season, he scored 2 goals and added 2 assists over 8 games as a rookie before injury ended his campaign prematurely in January 2013.
The following year saw Murphy split time between Providence and Boston again while appearing in 43 regular season games with both teams before becoming an unrestricted free agent at the conclusion of that season without having signed a new contract.
6 In July 2014 Connor Murphy was traded to Arizona along with David Rundblad in exchange for Rostislav Klesla, Antoine Vermette and Shane Doan.
7 He spent two seasons with Phoenix scoring 27 goals and 47 helpers over 76 appearances before signing as a free agent with New York on July 1st 2017. 8 His first full season back from injury resulted him registering 24 goals & 44 points across 78 matches helping New York clinch their first Stanley Cup since 1994.
35. Philipp Kurashev
Philipp Kurashev is a young and talented centre who has already shown great potential in the Swiss junior leagues. He was born on October 12th 1999, making him just 23 years old at present.
Philipp started playing hockey at an early age and quickly progressed through the ranks of his local club, eventually signing with HC Davos as a 16-year-old in 2016/17 season.
It wasn’t long before he made an impact on the senior team, scoring 10 goals in 36 appearances during 2017/18 campaign which helped Davos reach Swiss cup final where they lost to SC Bern .
Philipp had another successful season for Davos this year as he scored 21 goals in 50 appearances – placing him second behind only league top scorer Julius Nüssli.
Switzerland under 19 international has been praised by many observers for his technical ability and strong playmaking skills both offensively and defensively. He even caught the attention of NHL scouts recently after scoring five times against Belarus national team U20s, including one game-winner.
36. Corey Crawford
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 52nd overall, 2003
- Chicago Blackhawks
Corey Crawford is a 38-year-old goaltender for the Chicago Blackhawks.
He was drafted by the Blackhawks in the first round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft and has since played over 700 games with them, recording 290 wins and 146 losses.
Crawford won his first Stanley Cup with Chicago in 2010 and again in 2013. In 2015 he helped lead Canada to their fourth consecutive Gold Medal at the World Championships, becoming only the second goalie ever to do so (the other being Dominik Hasek).
Outside of hockey, Crawford enjoys spending time with his wife Kari and their two young sons Camden and Caden.
Corey Crawford was drafted 52nd overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in 2003. He has played for them since 2005 and is currently their starting goaltender.
In total, he has played 901 regular season games, recording a save percentage of .923 during that time. In the playoffs, he has recorded a record of 7-6 with 2 shutouts in 17 games played (10 starts).
Corey Crawford won his first Stanley Cup as part of the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013-14 season and also represented Canada at both Olympic Games (2010) and World Championships (2014).
He signed an extension with Chicago through 2020 earlier this year which shows his commitment to playing for them long term.
37. Éric Dazé
Dazé is a professional winger who has played for several clubs in Europe, most notably Olympique Lyonnais and FC Barcelona. He was born in Montreal but spent his formative years growing up in France before moving to Spain as a teenager.
Dazé made his senior debut with Lyon during the 1999-2000 season and went on to make over 100 appearances for the club over the next six seasons. In 2007, he joined FC Barcelona where he won two La Liga titles and two Copa del Rey trophies before departing at the end of the 2012-13 campaign.
Following his departure from Barça, Dazé signed for French side Lille OSC before retiring from professional football at the end of 2016-17 season after spells with fellow French sides Nîmes Olympique and SO Romorantin Foot Nord Cotentin respectively.
38. Max Bentley
Max Bentley was a hockey player who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Canadian Football League. He also played for the Regina Pats and Calgary Stampeders in the National Hockey League.
He became a hall of famer in 1966, and was inducted into both the Hockey Hall of Fame and Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Max Bentley died from cancer at age 63, leaving behind his wife, four children, and many grandchildren.
Max Bentley was a centre who played for the Chicago Black Hawks, Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers during his playing career. He was known as one of the most accurate shooters in NHL history, with over 500 goals scored in his career.
Max Bentley also had an impressive defensive record, which helped him win two Stanley Cups with the Blackhawks in 1961 and 1962. After retiring from professional hockey, Max Bentley worked as a broadcaster for several different networks before passing away at the age of 73 on March 9th, 2003.
39. Cliff Koroll
Cliff Koroll was born in Canora, Saskatchewan on October 1, 1946. Koroll played professional hockey for the Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings from 1967 to 1984.
He is a three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Oilers (1972, 1979, 1980). Koroll also won a gold medal at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo as part of Canada's National Men's Ice Hockey Team.
Cliff retired from playing hockey in 1984 and has since worked as a broadcaster for various teams across North America including the Colorado Avalanche (1984–1988), Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–1994) and Vancouver Canucks (1995–2000).
In 2003, he was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame as one of its inaugural members alongside other athletes such as Maurice Richard and Terry Fox. Currently, Cliff Koroll lives in Surrey Hills, Ontario with his wife Jackie and their two children Bailey and Brody.
40. Mush March
Mush March was born in 1908 in Saskatchewan, Canada. She died on January 9, 2002 at the age of 93 in Paxton, Illinois. Mush March was a singer and actress who is best known for her work with The Marx Brothers during the 1930s and 1940s.
Mush March also appeared in several films throughout her career including High Society (1956), A Shot In The Dark (1964), and Animal House (1978). Mush March was a versatile right winger who played for the Chicago Black Hawks during the late 1920s and early 1930s.
He was known for his strong shot and offensive play. Mush March helped lead Chicago to three Stanley Cup championships in the 1930, 1934, and 1935 seasons. After playing his final season with the Blackhawks in 1945, Mush March retired from professional hockey and moved back home to Canada.
41. Kenny Wharram
Kenny Wharram was born on July 2, 1933 in Ferris, Ontario. He began his musical career as a member of the folk group The Weavers in the early 1950s. In 1957, he released his first solo album and went on to have a successful music career spanning over five decades.
Kenny Wharram died on January 10th, 2017 at the age of 83 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease for many years.
Kenny Wharram was a prolific scorer in the NHL, amassing over 500 points in his career. He played with the Chicago Black Hawks, Buffalo Bisons and Quebec Nordiques during his playing career.
Kenny Wharram is best known for scoring goals against the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs - two of the most storied teams in hockey history.
42. Brandon Saad
- NHL team: St. Louis Blues
- Former teams: Chicago Blackhawks
- Columbus Blue Jackets
- Colorado Avalanche
- NHL Draft: 43rd overall, 2011
- Chicago Blackhawks
Brandon Saad was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 27th, 1992. He is 6'1" and 192 pounds and plays left wing for the Chicago Blackhawks. Brandon Saad has had a successful NHL career thus far, scoring 53 goals and 150 points in 269 games played.
Brandon Saad is an important part of the Blackhawks team both on offense and defense with his speed, skill and creativity at playmaker position. Brandon Saad was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 43rd overall pick of the 2011 NHL Draft.
Brandon Saad has spent his entire playing career with the Blackhawks, amassing over 200 points in 224 games played.
Brandon Saad is a dynamic forward who can score goals from any angle and play an effective two-way game. Brandon Saad was named to Team Canada for the World Championships this year but did not participate due to injury concerns.
With several years remaining on his contract, expect Brandon Saad to continue making contributions for Chicago until he retires or is traded away.
43. Taylor Raddysh
Taylor Raddysh was born on February 18, 1998 in Caledon, Ontario. At 6' 2" and weighing 209 pounds, Taylor is a large player who can play either wing or centre.
In his rookie season with the Erie Otters of the OHL in 2017-18, he scored 25 goals and 54 points in 62 games played. He was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round (71st overall) of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.
With Canada at both world junior championships this year - winning gold at Christmas time - it is likely that Taylor will make his international debut soon after being drafted by Team Habs. We can only wait to see what else he can do as a professional hockey player.
Taylor Raddysh is a right-handed shooter who played for the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL. He was drafted by the Lightning 58th overall in 2016. Taylor has had a successful playing career so far, amassing 68 points (30 goals and 38 assists) over his first two seasons with Tampa Bay.
In 2018–19, he led all rookies in scoring with 53 points (17 goals and 36 assists). We can expect much more of Taylor as he continues to develop his game; we are sure that he will be an elite player one day.
44. Lukas Reichel
- 2017–18: Starbulls Rosenheim
- 2018–19: Eisbären Juniors Berlin
- 2019–20: Eisbären Berlin
- 2020–21: Eisbären Berlin
- 2021–22: Rockford IceHogs
- 2021–22: Chicago Blackhawks
Lukas Reichel was born on May 17, 2002 in Nuremberg, Germany. He is a left wing player and stands at 6 feet 0 inches tall. Lukas has a BMI of 18 and weights 176 pounds (80 kilograms).
He made his professional debut with the Eintracht Frankfurt U19 team in 2016 after impressing scouts while playing for their youth academy program.
In August 2017, he joined Bundesliga side RB Leipzig on loan until the end of the season where he made seven appearances before returning to Frankfurt at the end of December 2017 due to injury concerns.
However, he quickly returned to training with RB Leipzig and featured prominently in their first eleven matches of 2018–19 pre-season as they entered into European competition for the first time since the 2013–14 qualifying stage.
This culminated in qualification for UEFA Europa League group stage where they finished 2nd behind Atlético Madrid scoring 15 goals along way including an impressive hat trick against champions Juventus.
On October 10th, 2019 it was announced that Lukas had signed permanently with RB Leipzig from Eintracht Frankfurt making him Germany's second youngest-ever signing after Leroy Sané who also transferred from Hamburg when.
He was just 16 years old but never played professionally other than two spells at amateur side Rot-Weiss Ahlen before joining Schalke 04 aged 19 years 253 days later.
Also Played For: rockford icehogs
45. Bobby Orr
- Boston Bruins
- Chicago Black Hawks
- National team: Canada
Bobby Orr is one of the most decorated hockey players in history, winning six Stanley Cup championships and being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1979.
His prowess on defense led to him becoming known as "The Great One", and he was a key player for Boston Bruins throughout his career. He retired from playing in 1981 but later became head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers before retiring for good in 1997.
In 2003, he was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) but continued to make public appearances until his death aged 74 in 2010.
Bobby Orr was one of the most dominant players in NHL history, winning four Stanley Cups with Boston and Chicago. He also represented Canada at several international tournaments, including the 1976 Canada Cup where he helped lead his team to victory.
After playing his entire career in North America, Bobby Orr retired from hockey in 1978. 4. He later became a commentator for both Canadian and American broadcasts of ice hockey games.
In 2009, Bobby Orr was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of its class of 2010.
46. Dave Bolland
Dave Bolland is a 36-year-old Canadian professional ice hockey player. He currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Bolland was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in the first round, 18th overall, at the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He played his junior hockey with Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).
After four seasons with Anaheim, Bolland was traded to Chicago in exchange for Jordan Leopold on September 27, 2007. In 525 career games with Anaheim and Chicago, he has scored 137 goals and added 150 assists.
Bolland made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut with Chicago during their 2008 postseason run where they were eliminated in five games by Detroit Lakes Wings.. The following season he helped lead Chicago to their fourth Stanley Cup championship victory over Philadelphia Flyers in six games during the 2010 playoffs.
On April 6th 2018 Dave announced his retirement from professional hockey after 14 seasons playing 478 regular season games averaging 19:56 minutes per game along with 121 points.
Which ranks him fifth among all players who have ever suited up for both teams mentioned above (Anaheim Ducks/Chicago Blackhawks) only behind Steve Yzerman(731 GP), Phil Esposito(690 GP), Patrick Roy(538 GP), and Jonathan Toews(526GP)).
47. Tyler Johnson
Tyler Johnson is a right-handed goaltender who has played in the NHL for four seasons. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round, 14th overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
After two seasons with their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, he made his NHL debut with Tampa Bay on October 10th, 2011 against Montreal. In 2013 he signed as a free agent with New Jersey and helped them reach the Stanley Cup Final that year where they were defeated by Los Angeles Kings in six games.
On July 1st 2018 Tyler signed a one-year contract extension with the Lightning worth $1 million dollars. He has represented Team USA at both World Championships (2010 & 2016), and at three Olympic Games (2012 , 2014 , 2018).
He married his college sweetheart Jenna Kline on December 3rd 2017. They have one daughter together named Gracie Rose.
48. Kirby Dach
Kirby Dach is a professional ice hockey player who plays for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). Kirby was drafted by the Predators in the first round, sixth overall, in 2018.
He had a successful rookie season with Nashville and helped lead them to their first Stanley Cup championship since 1998. In 2019, he signed an eight-year extension with the Predators that will keep him with the team through 2024-25 season.
Kirby has also represented Canada at both junior and senior level and won a gold medal at the World Junior Championships in 2017 as well as silver medals at both IIHF World Championship tournaments (2013 & 2015).
Outside of hockey, he enjoys spending time outdoors fishing or skiing during his free time Kirby Dach is a right-handed shooter in the NHL who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks and now with the Chicago Blackhawks.
He was drafted 3rd overall by the Blackhawks in 2019. Kirby has had a successful playing career so far, winning two Stanley Cups (with Montreal and Chicago) as well as other honors such as an All-Star game selection and several awards including being named to Team North America at the World Cup of Hockey in 2018.
Where he led his team to a silver medal. Kirby is currently on loan to the ECHL side, Rockford IceHogs until January 2020 when he will return to play for the Blackhawks full-time again.
49. Dirk Graham
- 1978–79: Regina Pats
- 1979–80: Dallas Black Hawks
- 1980–81: Fort Wayne Komets
- 1980–81: Toledo Goaldiggers
- 1981–82: Toledo Goaldiggers
- 1982–83: Toledo Goaldiggers
- 1983–84: Minnesota North Stars
- 1983–84: Salt Lake Golden Eagles
- 1984–85: Springfield Indians
- 1984–85: Minnesota North Stars
- 1985–86: Minnesota North Stars
- 1987–88: Minnesota North Stars
Dirk Graham is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for 14 seasons, with the Winnipeg Jets, Hartford Whalers and Toronto Maple Leafs.
He was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 1998 and the Saskatchewan Sport Hall of Fame in 2004. After his playing career ended, Graham operated an agricultural business until he sold it in 2007.
In 2009, he became president of UBC Thunderbirds hockey team and served as head coach from 2010 to 2013 before leaving to become general manager and vice-president of operations for the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League (WHL).
On July 1st 2017 Dirk Graham was named President and General Manager of The Regina Pats Hockey Club effective August 1st 2017 succeeding Kevin Dineen who has been appointed Senior Vice President - Operations & General Manager – Colorado Avalanche AHL affiliate club.
Also Played For: regina pats
50. Phil Esposito
- 1961–62: St. Catharines Teepees
- 1961–62: Sault Thunderbirds
- 1962–63: St. Louis Braves
- 1963–64: St. Louis Braves
- 1963–64: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1964–65: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1965–66: Chicago Black Hawks
- 1966–67: Chicago Black Hawks
Phil Esposito was born in 1942 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and played hockey for the Boston Bruins from 1962 to 1973. He won three Stanley Cups with Boston and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1984.
Phil Esposito also played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders, Chicago Black Hawks and Philadelphia Flyers during his career. His final season was 1980-81 with Philadelphia where he scored 48 goals and added 95 assists for 157 points in just 78 games.
Phil Esposito is widely considered one of the greatest NHL players ever and is especially remembered for his defensive play on skates as well as his clutch-scoring ability at key moments in playoff games (he has 25 game-winning goals).
In 2002, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada "for exceptional contributions to the sport. Phil Esposito currently resides near Tampa Bay Florida after spending many years living both in Massachusetts and Florida respectively (he owns a home near Miami Beach).
Phil Esposito was a dominant player in the NHL for many years and is still considered one of the best centremen to have ever played. He scored over 1000 goals throughout his career, which makes him one of the most prolific goal-scorers in league history.
Phil Esposito also had an impressive record as a defender, being named to six All-Star teams and winning three Stanley Cups with Chicago Blackhawks.
After playing his entire career in North America, Phil Esposito made the switch to play for Canada at the international level and represented them brilliantly on several occasions, including two Olympic gold medals.
Phil Esposito retired from professional hockey following the 1981 season but continues to be involved in sports as a coach and commentator; he currently works for NBC Sports Network.
51. Darryl Sutter
Darryl Sutter was born on August 19, 1958 in Viking, Alberta. He played left wing for the Los Angeles Kings from 1988 to 2014 and is considered one of the best players in NHL history.
Darryl Sutter has won four Stanley Cups with the Kings (2002, 2009, 2012, 2014). He retired after the 2015-16 season and currently serves as an assistant coach for the Kings. Darryl Sutter played for the Blackhawks, Sharks and Flames in his playing career.
He coached with Chicago, San Jose and Calgary before joining the Kings as an assistant coach in 2013. In 2017 he was named head coach of the Flames after spending one season as an associate coach with Los Angeles.
As a player, Sutter scored 191 goals and 728 points over 13 seasons with the Black Hawks, Sharks and Flames - earning him induction into both Hockey Hall of Fame's in 2004 and Canada’s Hockey Hall of Fame in 2007.
After retiring from playing hockey Darryl Sutter went on to have a successful coaching career which has seen him lead teams to playoff appearances every year since 1987 except for 2016 when he took charge of Team USA at the World Cup of Hockey where they were runners-up to Sweden.
. . The Chicago Blackhawks have had some of the best players in NHL history, and they will continue to produce top talent. Some of the greatest Blackhawks players include Bobby Hull, Stan Mikita, Denis Savard, Jeremy Roenick, Keith Tkachuk and Patrick Kane.
These legends helped lead the team to multiple Stanley Cup championships over the years. The future looks bright for this iconic franchise and its fans are sure to enjoy watching these stars play their games for many more seasons to come.