Denis Savard sparked Blackhawks revival in 1980s

An undersized center with dazzling moves sparked the Blackhawks revival in 1980s. Denis Savard scored better than a point-per-game for his career. Watch this video created by the National Hockey League that showcases Savard’s incredible career.

Sights From The 7th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

Current and former Chicago Blackhawk & NHL superstars were out in full force to support The Denis Savard Foundation’s 7th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic. The Golf Classic took place July 18th at the Edgewood Valley Country Club in La Grange, IL.

Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville was the 2016 Honoree of the classic. Lucky attendees scored a signed vintage Hartford Whalers Coach Q jersey. Below are a few sights and sounds of the event. Thank you to all who made the Celebrity Golf Classic a success!

The event benefited the charities listed below:

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The Celebrities of the 7th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic:

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Coaching Webinar & Interview Denis Savard

Denis Savard sat down with Ice Hockey Systems for a coaching webinar this past week. In the webinar, Denis showed off the new Chicago Blackhawks 2015 Stanley Cup ring, his office in Chicago and discussed coaching techniques with viewers.

Additionally, Chris Howard (President of IHS) and Nils Satterstrom (Founder of IHS) joined the webinar to discuss new features on Ice Hockey Systems. They give a brief overview of new coaching resources along with discussing Ice Hockey System’s new program called Blueprint, which is a platform for youth hockey organizations.

Watch the webinar below:

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Ice Hockey Systems is the premier online resource for hockey coaches of all levels. The online platform gives coaches access to over 450 drills, systems and coaching videos from Denis Savard.

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After the webinar, Denis spent time reflecting on his playing and coaching career.

The questions Denis addressed in the interview are listed below:

1. (0:25) What’s your earliest memory playing hockey?
2. (1:22) Why do you think hockey is the greatest game in the world?
3. (2:36) What’s your first memory in the NHL, being drafted by the Blackhawks?
4. (4:00) What’s your most memorable goal in your NHL career?
5. (4:40) How’d you pull off the spin-o-rama and what was the process behind it?
6. (6:17) What makes a good teammate?
7. (7:59) What was the feeling of hoisting the Stanley Cup in 1993?
8. (10:52) What advice can you give to young players trying to make their way?
9. (11:42) What was your favorite thing about coaching hockey?
10. (13:03) How did you keep your players accountable and what advice can you give other coaches?
11. (17:13) How would you get your players prepared for a big game?
12. (19:06) What advice do you have for young hockey coaches?
13. (20:49) What made you become a partner at ice hockey systems?