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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on April 25th, 2014

Chicago BlackHawks
Stanley Cup Champions 1961

Team Roster
Bobby Hull, Bill Hay, Ed Litzenberger, Ken Wharram, Stan Mikita, Tod Sloan, Reggie Fleming, Murray Balfour, Wayne Hicks, Alvin Ab McDonald, Eric Nesterenko, Ron Murphy, Ronald Chico Maki, Earl Balfour, Al Arbour, Pierre Pilote, Elmer Vasko, Jack Evans, Wayne Hillman, Dollard St. Laurent, Denis DeJordy, Glenn Hall

Coach - Rudy Pilous
Trainer - Nick Garen
Assistant Trainer - Walter Humeniuk
Manager - Tommy Ivan
Publicity Director - Johnny Gottselig
President / Owner - Arthur Wirtz Sr.
Vice President - Michael Wirtz
Chairman / Owner - James D. Norris Jr.

The 1961 Stanley Cup Final was contested by the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks. Chicago was making its first appearance since 1944 in the Final, and Detroit, their first appearance since 1956. The Blackhawks would win the best-of-seven series four games to two to win their third Stanley Cup, their first since 1938.

Two future Hockey Hall Of Fame members, Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita, made their first Stanley Cup appearances. Hull scored two in the first game including the winner, and Mikita scored the winner in game five.

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