OverviewThe Chicago Blackhawks’ triumphant series win over the Boston Bruins in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final was the culmination of a hockey season few Blackhawks’ fans will ever forget. Led by superstars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews and goaltender Corey Crawford, Coach Joel Quenneville’s squad dominated the NHL in a lockout-shortened 2013 season—setting a league record with points in the team’s first 24 games. The Blackhawks then prevailed over the Minnesota Wild, the Detroit Red Wings, and the defending champion L.A. Kings to reach the Stanley Cup Finals for the second time in four seasons. Packed with unique analysis from the Daily Herald and stunning action photography, Unstoppable!: The Chicago Blackhawks’ Dominant 2013 Championship Season takes fans through the Blackhawks’ amazing journey, from their early season dominance to the epic playoff comeback against Detroit to the final seconds against Boston. This commemorative edition also includes in-depth profiles of Kane, Toews, Quenneville, Crawford, and other Blackhawks stars.
Author BiographyThe Daily Herald is the third-largest newspaper in the greater Chicago area. Founded as the Arlington Heights Herald in 1871 by Hosea C. Paddock, the newspaper continues to be independently owned and operated by the Paddock family. Tim Sassone, the Daily Herald’s highly regarded Blackhawks beat writer, has covered Chicago’s NHL team since 1988. The Daily Herald is based in Arlington Heights, Illinois.