Chicago Blackhawks vs. Winnipeg Jets. The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are a member of the Central Division in the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team was founded in 1926 and has a rich history, winning six Stanley Cup championships, with their most recent victories coming in 2010, 2013, and 2015. The Blackhawks play their home games at the United Center and have a passionate fan base.