SI Staff
Tuesday June 2nd, 2015

The Chicago Blackhawks are playing in their third Stanley Cup finals since 2010, and the core of their two-time championship squad remains largely intact. By scrolling down through our timeline, you can trace the trades, free agent signings, draft picks and hirings that year by year created the team's current postseason roster.

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Total personnel

Draft picks: 12
Via trade: 7
Free agents: 6

 

  • D Duncan Keith 2002

    Draft: 2nd round (#54)
  • D Brent Seabrook 2003

    Draft: 1st round (#14)
  • G Corey Crawford 2003

    Draft: 2nd round (#52)
  • LW Bryan Bickell 2004

    Draft: 2nd round (#41)
  • D Niklas Hjalmarsson 2005

    Draft: 4th round (#108)
  • LW Patrick Sharp 2005

    Trade: with RW Eric Meloche from Philadelphia for F Matt Ellison and 2006 3rd round pick (12/5)
  • C Jonathan Toews 2006

    Draft: 1st round (#3)
  • RW Patrick Kane 2007

    Draft: 1st round (#1)
  • Coach Joel Quenneville 2008

    Hired: (10/16), ex-coach of Avalanche (2005-08) and Blues (1996-2004)
  • C Marcus Kruger 2009

    Draft: 5th round (#149)
  • RW Marian Hossa 2009

    Free agent: Detroit (7/1)
  • GM Stan Bowman 2009

    Hired: (7/14), ex-Blackhawks Director of Hockey Operations/Special Assistant to GM (2000-09)
  • LW Joakim Nordstrom 2010

    Draft: 3rd round (#90)
  • LW Brandon Saad 2011

    Draft: 2nd round (#43)
  • RW Andrew Shaw 2011

    Draft: 5th round (#139)
  • D Johnny Oduya 2012

    Trade: from Winnipeg for 2013 2nd and 3rd round picks (2/27)
  • C Teuvo Teräväinen 2012

    Draft: 1st round (#18)
  • D Michal Rozsival 2012

    Free agent: Phoenix (9/11)
  • LW Kris Versteeg 2013

    Trade: with F Philippe Lefebvre from Florida for F Jimmy Hayes, D Dylan Olsen (11/14)
  • D David Rundblad 2014

    Trade: with D Mathieu Brisebois from Phoenix for 2014 2nd round pick (3/4/14)
  • D Trevor van Riemsdyk 2014

    Free agent: Hockey East New Hampshire (3/24)
  • C Brad Richards 2014

    Free agent: NY Rangers (7/1)
  • G Scott Darling 2014

    Free agent: Predators AHL Milwaukee (7/1)
  • D Kyle Cumiskey 2014

    Free agent: MoDo Sweden (7/2)
  • D Kimmo Timonen 2015

    Trade: from Philadelphia for 2015 2nd round and conditional 2016 4th round picks (2/27)
  • C Andrew Desjardins 2015

    Trade: from San Jose for F Ben Smith, conditional 2017 7th round pick (3/2)
  • C Antoine Vermette 2015

    Trade: from Arizona for D Klas Dahlbeck, 2015 1st round pick (2/28)

 

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