The top five games to circle on the calendar for the 2024-25 Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks schedule was announced on July 2, with the announcement here are the top games to get excited about.
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The Chicago Blackhawks 2024-25 regular season schedule was announced on July 2 along with every other NHL team in the league.

Each summer, the schedule announcement is a big day for Blackhawks fans. This is the time to get your calendar out and circle the top matchups you want to get to for the 2024-25 NHL season.

With the schedule announcement, the Blackhawks also announced their preseason schedule. The preseason will give Blackhawks fans their best look at some of the team's top prospects this season, especially with more talent in the top of the lineup keeping them out of the NHL this season.

The Chicago Blackhawks 2024-25 preseason schedule:

Wednesday, September 25, 2024 – Detroit Red Wings @ Chicago Blackhawks– 7:00 pm

Friday, September 27, 2024 – Chicago Blackhawks @ Detroit Red Wings – 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 28, 2024 – Chicago Blackhawks @ St. Louis Blues – 7:00 pm 

Tuesday, October 1, 2024 – Chicago Blackhawks@ Minnesota Wild– 7:00 pm 

Friday, October 4, 2024 – Minnesota Wild @ Chicago Blackhawks – 7:30 pm

Saturday, October 5, 2024 – St. Louis Blues @ Chicago Blackhawks – TBA

For the Blackhawks, a number of key dates come to mind to get excited about for next season. There is obviously another return for Patrick Kane to Chicago to get excited about, a winter classic and the introduction of a new NHL team. Without further ado, let's dive in with the top five games to get excited about.

The top five games to circle on the calendar for the Chicago Blackhawks

5. Patrick Kane returns to Chicago. (Nov. 6)

First and foremost, Patrick Kane will always be remembered as one of the best Blackhawks of all time. Any opportunity Blackhawks fans have to watch him play in the Windy City is going to be an exciting game for fans. While it might not be the same level as excitement as Kane's first return to Chicago, it will still definitely be well attended.