How Does Hawks’ Run Compare To Bulls’ Three-Peats?

2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game SixTuesday’s column from CBS Chicago

(CBS) They share a stadium, a color scheme and a collective history that’s produced eight championships over the past 23 years, with a strong chance for a ninth next month.
But whose Chicago title run has been the best, the Blackhawks’, the Bulls’ or, well, the Bulls’?

That topic of discussion is one that I’ve seen pop up on social media over the past few weeks as the Blackhawks have again been scorching their way through the Stanley Cup playoffs, which continues with Chicago leading the L.A. Kings, 1-0, heading into Game 2 on Wednesday night at the United Center.

There’s no debate that the Blackhawks’ current five-year window – which already has included Stanley Cup championships in 2010 and 2013 – is the city’s best sports run since the Bulls’ “three-peats” of 1991-’93 and 1996-’98. But this week, I became curious about exactly how each of those championship runs stack up against each other. So, in an attempt to provide some context for the discussion, I crunched a few numbers and found some interesting items.

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