2009–10 Chicago Blackhawks season

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The 2009–10 Chicago Blackhawks season was the team's 83rd season in the National Hockey League (NHL). For the second year in a row, the Blackhawks made a noteworthy transaction in the free agency period, signing forward Marian Hossa to the largest deal in franchise history. The Blackhawks sought to improve upon their success during the 2008–09 season, where they reached the Western Conference Finals. Expectations were extremely high for the young squad, with Sports Illustrated predicting them to win the Stanley Cup. On June 9, 2010, The Blackhawks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2, in the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals which gave the organization its first NHL championship since 1961 and fourth overall

Regular season[change | change source]

Central Division [1] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
y-Chicago Blackhawks 82 52 22 8 271 209 112
x-Detroit Red Wings 82 44 24 14 229 216 102
x-Nashville Predators 82 47 29 6 225 225 100
e-St. Louis Blues 82 40 32 10 225 223 90
e-Columbus Blue Jackets 82 32 35 15 216 259 79

GP – Games Played W – Wins L – Losses OTL – OT/Shootout Losses GF – Goals For GA – Goals Against PTS – Points
* – Division Leader x – Clinched Playoff spot y – Clinched Division z – Clinched Conference p – Clinched Presidents' Trophy e – Eliminated from Playoff Contention

Playoffs[change | change source]

Game # Date Visitor Home Score OT Series
2009-10 NHL Western Conference Quarter-finals - (2) Chicago Blackhawks vs (7) Nashville Predators [2]
1 April 16 Predators Blackhawks 4 - 1 Nashville leaded series 1 - 0
2 April 18 Predators Blackhawks 0 - 2 Series tied 1 - 1
3 April 20 Blackhawks Predators 1 - 4 Nashville leaded series 2 - 1
4 April 22 Blackhawks Predators 3 - 0 Series tied 2 - 2
5 April 24 Predators Blackhawks 4 - 5 OT Blackhawks leads series 3 - 2
6 April 26 Blackhawks Predators 5 - 3 Blackhawks win series 4 - 2
Game # Date Visitor Home Score OT Series
2009-10 NHL Western Conference Semi-finals - (2) Chicago Blackhawks vs (3) Vancouver Canucks [3]
1 May 1 Canucks Blackhawks 5 - 1 Canucks leads series 1 - 0
2 May 3 Canucks Blackhawks 2 - 4 Series tied 1 - 1
3 May 5 Blackhawks Canucks 5 - 2 Blackhawks leads series 2 - 1
4 May 7 Blackhawks Canucks 7 - 4 Blackhawks leads series 3 - 1
5 May 9 Canucks Blackhawks 4 - 1 Blackhawks leads series 3 - 2
6 May 11 Blackhawks Canucks 5 - 1 Blackhawks win series 4 - 2
Game # Date Visitor Home Score OT Series
2009-10 NHL Western Conference Finals - (1) San Jose Sharks vs (2) Chicago Blackhawks [4]
1 May 16 Blackhawks Sharks 2 - 1 Blackhawks lead series 1 - 0
2 May 18 Blackhawks Sharks 4 - 2 Blackhawks lead series 2 - 0
3 May 21 Sharks Blackhawks 2 - 3 OT Blackhawks lead series 3 - 0
4 May 23 Sharks Blackhawks 2 - 4 Blackhawks win series 4 - 0
Game # Date Visitor Home Score OT Series
2009-10 NHL Stanley Cup Finals - (E7) Philadelphia Flyers vs (W2) Chicago Blackhawks [5]
1 May 29 Flyers Blackhawks 5 - 6 Blackhawks lead series 1 - 0
2 May 31 Flyers Blackhawks 1 - 2 Blackhawks lead series 2 - 0
3 June 2 Blackhawks Flyers 3 - 4 OT Blackhawks lead series 2 - 1
4 June 4 Blackhawks Flyers 3 - 5 Series tied 2 - 2
5 June 6 Flyers Blackhawks 4 - 7 Blackhawks lead series 3 - 2
6 June 9 Blackhawks Flyers 4 - 3 OT Blackhawks win Stanley Cup 4 - 2

References[change | change source]

Preceded by
2008–09 Chicago Blackhawks season
Chicago Blackhawks
2009–10 season
Succeeded by
2010–11 Chicago Blackhawks season