Famed Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews is one of the most skilled players in the NHL today. A Two time Stanley Cup Champion, Toews has accomplished a lot in his young NHL career. Named the captain of the Chicago squad, Jonathan Toews is a tremendous leader and player for the Chicago dynasty with many years left in his career.
No name in the sport of hockey is more recognizable today than Sidney Crosby. The hugely successful key player for the Pittsburgh Penguins is arguably the game’s best player. “The Next One” has been tearing up the ice since the age of three and his talent shows it. Before his 2005 first round NHL Draft selection, Crosby soared to the top of junior level hockey having to player in older age groups because his skill exceeded his own age.
The Chicago Blackhawks were founded back in 1926, and are one of the oldest U.S. franchises in the NHL. The Blackhawks have won 15 division titles, three conference titles and five Stanley Cups –numbers that are very impressive considering the franchise experienced an epic championship drought between 1961 and 2010.
The Boston Bruins are one of the most storied franchises in hockey. The Bruins are the oldest NHL team based in the U.S. and the third-oldest team in the entire league. Winning 25 division titles, four conference titles and six Stanley Cups, the Boston Bruins are among the most successful hockey teams ever to exist.
The Detroit Red Wings are one of the most consistent franchises in all of sports. The franchise has made the playoffs 23 years in a row and in 28 of the past 30 seasons. The team was founded in 1926, and is one of the oldest NHL teams based in the U.S. The Red Wings have won 19 division titles, six conference titles and 11 Stanley Cups, which makes the franchise one of the winningest teams in all of the major sports.