RIP To a Blackhawks Legend of 13 Years

Published September 2, 2023 at 10:37 PM

Today, we are counting down the days by honoring players for their best jersey number! We will be honoring the Blackhawks best #3 of all-time. This career summary is brought to you by NBC Sports Chicago and their list of best Hawks of all-time ranked by their jersey numbers!

Pilote had a infamous career as a Blackhawk, but sadly passed away in 2017, many years ago in his hometown of Barrie Ontario, Canada. We still need to honor are legends, and never forget about them. Let's take a look at his career below.

No. 3: Pierre Pilote (D, 1955-68)

One of the most decorated defensemen in NHL history, Pilote racked up 77 goals and 400 assists for 477 points in 821 regular-season games with the Blackhawks, and had eight goals and 52 assists for 60 points in 82 postseason contests. He is a three-time Norris Trophy winner (and a three-time runner-up), five-time first-team NHL All-Star, three-time second-team All-Star, and a 1961 Stanley Cup champion. Pilote was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1975 and had his jersey jointly retired by the Blackhawks with Keith Magnuson in 2008.

Checkout this rare footage below!

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RIP To a Blackhawks Legend of 13 Years

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