2012–13 Chicago Blackhawks season

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The 2012–13 Chicago Blackhawks season was the team's 87th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). The season was shortened to a 48 games instead of the usual 82 games because of the 2012–13 NHL lockout. The team won the Western Conference championship. They defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals to win their 5th Stanley Cup in franchise history. Patrick Kane won the Conn Smythe Trophy for being the Most Valuable Player of the playoffs.

Regular season[change | change source]

Central Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 p – Chicago Blackhawks 48 36 7 5 30 155 102 +53 77
2 x – St. Louis Blues 48 29 17 2 24 129 115 +14 60
3 x – Detroit Red Wings 48 24 16 8 22 124 115 +9 56
4 Columbus Blue Jackets 48 24 17 7 19 120 119 +1 55
5 Nashville Predators 48 16 23 9 14 111 139 −28 41
Source: National Hockey League
p – Clinched Presidents Trophy; x – Clinched playoff spot.

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
2012-13 NHL Western Conference Quarter-finals - (1) Chicago Blackhawks vs (8) Minnesota Wild
1 April 30 Wild Blackhawks 2 - 1[1] OT Chicago leads series 1 - 0
2 May 3 Wild Blackhawks 5 - 2[2] Chicago leads series 2 - 0
3 May 5 Blackhawks Wild 2 - 3[3] Chicago leads series 2 - 1
4 May 7 Blackhawks Wild 3 - 0[4] Chicago leads series 3 - 1
5 May 9 Wild Blackhawks 5 - 1[5] OT Chicago win series 4 - 3
Game # Date Visitor Home Score OT Series
2012-13 NHL Western Conference Semi-finals - (1) Chicago Blackhawks vs (7) Detroit Red Wings
1 May 15 Red Wings Blackhawks 4 - 1[6] Chicago leads series 1 - 0
2 May 18 Red Wings Blackhawks 1 - 4[7] Series tied 1 - 1
3 May 20 Blackhawks Red Wings 1 - 3[8] Detroit leads series 2 - 1
4 May 23 Blackhawks Red Wings 1 - 3[9] Detroit leads series 3 - 1
5 May 25 Red Wings Blackhawks 4 - 1[10] Detroit leads series 3 - 2
6 May 27 Blackhawks Red Wings 4 - 3[11] Series tied 3 - 3
7 May 29 Red Wings Blackhawks 2 - 1[12] OT Chicago wins series 4 - 3
Game # Date Visitor Home Score OT Series
2012-13 NHL Western Conference Finals - (1) Chicago Blackhawks vs (5) Los Angeles Kings
1 June 1 Kings Blackhawks 2 - 1[13] Chicago leads series 1 - 0
2 June 2 Kings Blackhawks 4 - 2[14] Chicago leads series 2 - 0
3 June 4 Blackhawks Kings 1 - 3[15] Chicago leads series 2 - 1
4 June 6 Blackhawks Kings 3 - 2[16] Chicago leads series 3 - 1
5 June 8 Kings Blackhawks 4 - 3[17] OT Chicago wins series 4 - 1
Game # Date Visitor Home Score OT Series
2012-13 Stanley Cup Finals - (1) Chicago Blackhawks vs (4) Boston Bruins
1 June 12 Bruins Blackhawks 4 - 3[18] 3OT Chicago leads series 1 - 0
2 June 15 Bruins Blackhawks 1 - 2[19] OT Series tied 1 - 1
3 June 17 Blackhawks Bruins 0 - 2[20] Boston leads series 2 - 1
4 June 19 Blackhawks Bruins 6 - 5[21] OT Series tied 2 - 2
5 June 22 Bruins Blackhawks 3 - 1[22] Chicago leads series 3 - 2
6 June 24 Blackhawks Bruins 3 - 2[23] Chicago wins series 4 - 2

References[change | change source]

  1. "Blackhawks 2, Wild 1, OT". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  2. "Blackhawks top Wild for 2-0 series lead". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  3. "Wild top Blackhawks in OT, cut series deficit". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  4. "Blackhawks shut out Wild to take 3-1 series lead". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  5. "Blackhawks 5, Wild 1". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  6. "Blackhawks pull away in third to beat Red Wings". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  7. "Red Wings 4, Blackhawks 1". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  8. "Red Wings shut down Blackhawks to win Game 3". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  9. "Red Wings 2, Blackhawks 0". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  10. "Blackhawks 4, Red Wings 1". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  11. "Blackhawks 4, Red Wings 3". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  12. "Blackhawks outlast Red Wings in OT to win Game 7". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  13. "Blackhawks outlast Kings in Western Final Game 1". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  14. "Blackhawks chase Kings' Quick in Game 2 win". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  15. "Quick, Kings bounce back in Game 3 win". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  16. "Blackhawks shut down Kings to win Game 4". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  17. "Blackhawks eliminate Kings, advance to Cup Final". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  18. "Blackhawks 4, Bruins 3, 3OT". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  19. "Bruins beat Blackhawks in OT to even Final". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  20. "Bruins blank Blackhawks in Game 3, lead Final 2-1". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  21. "Blackhawks defeat Bruins in OT to even Final". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  22. "Blackhawks 3, Bruins 1". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  23. "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Stanley Cup". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
Preceded by
2011–12 Chicago Blackhawks season
Chicago Blackhawks
2012–13 season
Succeeded by
2013–14 Chicago Blackhawks season