Jonathan Toews Leaving Lasting Memories Before Final Game With Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have made the decision that longtime captain Jonathan Toews will be playing his last game with the team on April 13, 2023, the final game of the season against the Philadelphia Flyers. He has spent his entire 16-year, 15-season career with the Blackhawks and has taken them to three Stanley Cups in 2010, 2013, and 2015.

Toews has been a part of 10 playoff appearances and a total of 137 playoff games. Not only does he have 45 goals and 119 points in the postseason, he won the Conn Smythe as the playoff MVP of the team's first Cup in decades.

Captain Serious has been a great leader from the start and part of the dynasty the Blackhawks built where they dominated the 2010s. Toews has played 1066 regular season games, all with the Blackhawks after being drafted third overall in 2006. As one of the best two-way players in the game, he has recorded 371 goals and 882 points, scoring at least 30 goals three times and at least 60 points seven times.

Toews was also named one of the NHL's 100 Greatest Players, has won the Selke Trophy and Mark Messier Leadership Award. On top of the trophies he won, he was also a four-time Selke Trophy finalist, finishing in the top five in voting eight times.

The future is unclear for Toews whether he is going to retire or play for a different team to wrap his career up. He was born in Winnipeg, so the Jets are a potential destination if he wants to play for his hometown team. He is still an effective player and could serve a team very well on the second or third line for a couple of years.

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