January 7, 1994 |
"Remember the Roar," is the slogan for Chicago Stadium's final season, and the Mighty Ducks said goodby Thursday by quieting the crowd in the old building with a 6-2 victory over the Blackhawks. "This was probably the best game our team has played all year," Coach Ron Wilson said. "To win, 6-2, in Chicago Stadium is an achievement, whether you're the Montreal Canadiens, the Vancouver Canucks or the Mighty Ducks."
November 6, 1992 |
Beginning with the 1994-95 season, the Chicago Bulls of the NBA and Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL will play in a stadium named after United Airlines, team officials said. The $175-million United Center is under construction across the street from the old Chicago Stadium.
January 10, 1988 |
The Kings, who have won only once in their last nine games here, meet the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at Chicago Stadium in a matchup of the two worst defensive teams in the National Hockey League. The Kings, who had a four-game unbeaten streak ended Friday night at Detroit, have allowed 199 goals in 43 games, an average of 4.6 a game. The Blackhawks, who have lost four of their last five games in Chicago Stadium, have given up 176 goals in 41 games, an average of 4.3.
April 20, 1993 |
Don Calhoun, who sank a 76-foot shot in a basketball contest last week, will get his $1-million prize, even though he technically should have been disqualified, the sponsors say. The insurance company required to make the payoff, American Hole 'n One of Oakwood, Ga., reportedly balked after Calhoun admitted to having played college basketball, a violation of the rules.
June 19, 1989 |
The owners of the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls plan to blitz the Illinois General Assembly this week for help in building a hockey-basketball palace on Chicago's West Side. William Wirtz and Jerry Reinsdorf wanted to make their case three weeks ago, but were held up by Mayor Richard M. Daley, who wanted assurances that 70 families to be displaced by the new arena would be adequately compensated, The Chicago Tribune reported today. The $110-million arena would seat 22,000 people and accommodate 7,000 cars on a lot directly south of the current Chicago Stadium.