Sports fans will be happy to heard that Chicago is home to several extremely popular sports teams including our famous Chicago Bulls NBA team, and our Chicago Blackhawks NHL team, and luck for our guests, both teams play at United Center, just 15 minutes from our BEST WESTERN Hillside hotel.
Chicago Bulls Basketball one of our Great Chicago Sporting Events for the Whole Family
The Chicago Bulls were founded in 1966 and play their home games at United Center, and we’re proud to say that our Bulls are well known for having one of the greatest dynasties in NBA history through the 1990s which featured world-renowned players like Michael Jordan. The Bull’s have won the third most NBA Championships in NBA history, only behind the LA Lakers and Boston Celtics.
Quick Chicago Bulls Facts: How to be an Expert on Chicago Sporting Events
- Founded: 1966
- Uniform Colors: White, Red & Black
- Mascot: Benny the Bull
- Rivals: The Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks
Chicago Blackhawks Hockey: Popular Chicago Sporting Events with all of our Guests
The Chicago Blackhawks are Chicago’s NHL team, founded in 1926 they have won four Stanley Cup Championships, the most recent one being in the 2009-10 season. The Blackhawks are one of the original 6 NHL teams along with the Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers.
Chicago Blackhawks Quick Facts: Get to Know Your Chicago Sporting Events’ Teams
- Founded: 1926
- Uniform Colors: Red, Black & White
- Mascot: Tommy Hawk
Johnny’s Ice House Chicago: Try Being a Hockey All Star Yourself!
Thinking about doing more than just taking in some Chicago sporting events when you’re in town? Like playing pick-up hockey or honing your skills with training courses? Why not stop by Johnny’s Ice House Chicago and try your hand at the game in the same place where the Blackhawks practice? Johnny’s has pick-up games Monday to Friday and skills clinics on Tuesdays. Johnny’s Ice House is located just 20 minutes from our BEST WESTERN Hillside hotel.