Chicago Blackhawks


1926-27
The Blackhawks began their NHL existence wearing white and black jerseys.


1927-28
The Blackhawks reversed their colors the following season.


1928-30
The Blackhawks went back to white socks.


1930-34
The stripes on the pants change.


1934-35
The Blackhawks add red to their jerseys. This uniform would change mid-season.


1935-37
The Blackhawks add tan to their uniforms.


1937-38
The Blackhawks go to a multi-stripe barberpole jersey.


1938-39
The stripes on the pants and socks change.


1939-40
The barberpole pattern on the jersey changes.


1940-41
The Blackhawks add a white jersey to wear in games in which more contrast between the two teams' jerseys is needed.


1941-44
The crest on the barberpole jersey changes, and an Indian head patch is added to the white jersey.


1944-47
The stripes on the white jersey are reversed.


1947-48
The crest on the black jersey changes, the stripes on the white jersey change, and the Indian head patch on the white jersey disappears.


1948-51
The crest on the black jersey changes again, and the white jersey now features a crest on the front instead of the number.


1951-55
The striping pattern on the barberpole jersey changes.


1955-56
The Blackhawks change both jerseys to a pattern they would keep intact for the most part ever since.


1956-57
The "C" with the crossed tomahawks on the sleeves are enlarged.


1957-58
Numbers are added to the sleeves.


1958-59
The stripes on the sleeves on the white jersey change slightly.


1959-61
The sleeve logos shrink in size and are repositioned.


1961-62
The sleeve numbers on the red jersey no longer overlap the stripes.


1962-63
The sleeve stripes on the red jersey change.


1963-65
The sleeve stripes on the white jersey change.


1965-73
The crest undergoes a slight cosmetic change.


1973-77
The numbers now have a trim.


1977-81
Names are added to the jerseys in compliance with a new NHL rule.


1981-96
The stripes grow slightly wider.


1996-99
The crest increases in size, and a new black alternate jersey is introduced.


1999-2007
The tan outline on the crest disappears.


2007-08, 2011-present
The prior uniform design is carried over in its entirety when the Reebok Edge uniform system takes hold.


2008-09
The design of the black alternate jersey worn since 1996 is reinstated.


2009-11
The Blackhawks use the vintage uniform they wore in the previous season's Winter Classic as their new alternate uniform.