Chicago Blackhawks Washington Tickets
The Chicago Blackhawks play ice hockey in the National Hockey League and belong to the Western Conference, where they are members of the Central Division. The Blackhawks, formed in 1926, were among the original six teams who became the first members of the NHL. Based in Chicago, Illinois, the Blackhawks initially played in the Chicago Stadium for sixty five years. In 1994, they moved to the United Center, which has been their home for the past two decades. The Blackhawks have won several trophies and awards, which distinguishes them from many teams. Get Chicago Blackhawks Washington tickets and watch the exciting game, as the five times Stanley cup winners, the Blackhawks face the Washington Capitals in the ice rink.
The Chicago Blackhawks have won many trophies at the divisional and conference level. However, during the 2001 – 2006 period, fans were losing interest in the team since they had not won a single trophy. Their Stanley cup drought had exceeded forty years. Owner Rocky Wirtz, took control of the franchise in 2007. Immediately he set about a marketing campaign to revoke the interest of fans. He brought back hockey greats such as Tony Esposito and Bobby Hull to become ambassadors of the sport.
Wirtz then allied the Blackhawks with the Chicago White Sox so that the hockey franchise could gain publicity. However, Wirtz knew that without winning trophies the interest would fade away. As new talent was added to the roster, to the delight of fans, the Blackhawks made their way to the division and conference championships in 2009. Finally in 2010, the Blackhawks made it to the Stanley cup, against the Philadelphia Flyers. After a drought of forty three years, the Blackhawks lifted the ultimate prize in the NHL, the Stanley Cup. They repeated the feat in the 2012 season, taking their division titles count to fifteen, conference title count to three and won their fifth Stanley Cup. To watch the charged team in action, get Chicago Blackhawks Washington tickets as they set out to prove themselves.
Jonathan Toews is the current captain of the Blackhawks. He took on the role in 2008 aged twenty at that time. He has taken the Blackhawks to achieve amazing results. Fans will be looking to see similar performances from Toews and his Blackhawks.