Images: Stan Mikita Through the Years

 
Updated 8/7/2018 7:43 PM
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See images of Chicago Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita through the years. While leading the NHL in scoring various times, Mikita teamed with Bobby Hull for the Blackhawks' powerful offense of the 1960s. Mikita died Tuesday, Aug. 7, at age 78.

STEVE LUNDY/slundy@dailyherald.comChicago Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita high-fives fans as he comes down the red carpet during a ceremony prior to the home opener at the United Center in 2008.
STEVE LUNDY/slundy@dailyherald.comChicago Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita high-fives fans as he comes down the red carpet during a ceremony prior to the home opener at the United Center in 2008.
Stan Mikita and his wife walk the 39th Ryder Cup Gala red carpet at the Akoo Theatre in Rosemont in 2011
  Stan Mikita and his wife walk the 39th Ryder Cup Gala red carpet at the Akoo Theatre in Rosemont in 2011
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Chicago Blackhawks hall of fame hockey star Stan Mikita tees off during a pro-am in 2012.
Chicago Blackhawks hall of fame hockey star Stan Mikita tees off during a pro-am in 2012.
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Blackhawks great Stan Mikita shows off his Stanley Cup ring to fans while walking the red carpet before a Blackhawks-Detroit Red Wings game in 2010.
Blackhawks great Stan Mikita shows off his Stanley Cup ring to fans while walking the red carpet before a Blackhawks-Detroit Red Wings game in 2010.
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Stan Mikita walks the 39th Ryder Cup Gala red carpet at the Akoo Theatre in Rosemont in 2012.
  Stan Mikita walks the 39th Ryder Cup Gala red carpet at the Akoo Theatre in Rosemont in 2012.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Stan Mikita (21) and Ed Lizenberger hoist the Stanley Cup during ceremonies to honor the Chicago Blackhawks' 1961 Stanley Cup Championship team in 1996.
Stan Mikita (21) and Ed Lizenberger hoist the Stanley Cup during ceremonies to honor the Chicago Blackhawks' 1961 Stanley Cup Championship team in 1996.
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Stan Mikita is introduced at the Blackhawks convention in 2013.
Stan Mikita is introduced at the Blackhawks convention in 2013.
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Hockey Stan Mikita is announced during the annual Chicago Blackhawks fan convention in 2011.
  Hockey Stan Mikita is announced during the annual Chicago Blackhawks fan convention in 2011.
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Stan Mikita talks about his return to the Blackhawks in 2008.
Stan Mikita talks about his return to the Blackhawks in 2008.
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FILE PHOTOBlackhawks great Stan Mikita in this undated photo.
FILE PHOTOBlackhawks great Stan Mikita in this undated photo.
Chicago Blackhawks greats, from left, Stan Mikita, Bobby Hull, Tony Esposito and Denis Savard skate on the ice as part of the pregame ceremony before the Blackhawks' home opener against the Colorado on Oct. 10, 2009.
Chicago Blackhawks greats, from left, Stan Mikita, Bobby Hull, Tony Esposito and Denis Savard skate on the ice as part of the pregame ceremony before the Blackhawks' home opener against the Colorado on Oct. 10, 2009.
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Chicago Blackhawks greats Bobby Hull, left, and Stan Mikita wave to fans as they are introduced before a game against the San Jose Sharks in Chicago in 2008. The long-estranged Hall of Famers were named ambassadors to the team on Dec. 19, 2007, and were honored in front of a sold-out crowd.
Chicago Blackhawks greats Bobby Hull, left, and Stan Mikita wave to fans as they are introduced before a game against the San Jose Sharks in Chicago in 2008. The long-estranged Hall of Famers were named ambassadors to the team on Dec. 19, 2007, and were honored in front of a sold-out crowd.
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Stan Mikita of the Chicago Blackhawks on October 17, 1961.
Stan Mikita of the Chicago Blackhawks on October 17, 1961.
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Blackhawks great Stan Mikita waves to the crowd, during the first Blackhawks convention in Chicago.
Blackhawks great Stan Mikita waves to the crowd, during the first Blackhawks convention in Chicago.
Daily Herald file photo, 2008
Hall of Famers Bobby Hull, left, and Stan Mikita stand in front of their statues after their unveiling Oct. 22, 2011, at the United Center.
Hall of Famers Bobby Hull, left, and Stan Mikita stand in front of their statues after their unveiling Oct. 22, 2011, at the United Center.
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Chicago Blackhawks center Stan Mikita (21) flips over after being checked along the boards by Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Ed Van Impe (2) in the first period of a game in Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 22, 1973.
Chicago Blackhawks center Stan Mikita (21) flips over after being checked along the boards by Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Ed Van Impe (2) in the first period of a game in Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 22, 1973.
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Stan Mikita is consoled after former Blackhawk Keith Magnuson's funeral in 2003
Stan Mikita is consoled after former Blackhawk Keith Magnuson's funeral in 2003
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Former Chicago Blackhawk players, from left, Eric Nesterenko, Bill "Red" Hay, Stan Mikita and Glenn Hall sing the national anthem after being honored for the 50th anniversary of the 1961 Stanley Cup champions on Jan. 9, 2011.
Former Chicago Blackhawk players, from left, Eric Nesterenko, Bill "Red" Hay, Stan Mikita and Glenn Hall sing the national anthem after being honored for the 50th anniversary of the 1961 Stanley Cup champions on Jan. 9, 2011.
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Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita talk about their return to the Blackhawks in 2008.
Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita talk about their return to the Blackhawks in 2008.
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