But in those 85 years, the Chicago Blackhawks have had their share of great hockey players. From the likes of goaltender Charlie Gardiner to left winger Roy Conacher. High-flying Bobby Hull to the gracious Stan Mikita. And of course, today's stars Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane.
Some of those great players have led the Blackhawks to Stanley Cups, Central Division titles and Western Conference titles. And a select few have helped the Blackhawks organization rise to be one of the greatest in the NHL.
Not many NHL organizations can say that so many great hockey players have been in their locker room; in fact only six can say they've been around as long as the Chicago Blackhawks.
Of all those great players, this slideshow will show the top 15 individual seasons for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Sit back and enjoy as you look through some of the best Chicago Blackhawks players to ever wear the Indian Head sweater.