The Chicago Blackhawks had some underrated studs play for them during those years that they won the Stanley Cup three times in six years.
The Chicago Blackhawks were so great for so long. They won the Stanley Cup three times in six seasons as they took home the holy grail in 2010, 2013, and 2015. They did so by playing great defense and turning that into the offense. They had elite players at every position which allowed them to be a deep team. They had superstars like Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook, and Corey Crawford.
Most, if not all, of those guys, are going to the Hall of Fame someday. They all were elite at some point in their careers and they came together to deliver multiple Stanley Cups to the city of Chicago. They all might have their numbers retired and be remembered forever as some of the greatest players in this city’s history.
In order to win Stanley Cups, you need your best players to be your best players. That was the case for the Chicago Blackhawks on a lot of nights. Well, you also don’t win Stanley Cups without great role players. Chicago used the draft, free agency, and trades to acquire great role players for them along the way. If it weren’t for some of these role players, the team probably would have never won a single time.
Some of the role players were there with the main core for more than one championship. It was a brilliant stretch by this group. Without the depth that this team had, they wouldn’t have ever broken the half-century-long drought. These are the three most underrated role players from the dynasty years: