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Dammit Versteeg! Blackhawks fans share memories of Kris Versteeg

What fans remember the most about Versteeg’s time with Chicago.

Chicago Blackhawks Victory Parade Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Kris Versteeg announced his retirement from professional hockey Tuesday.

The 33-year-old forward played for seven NHL teams (Blackhawks, Maple Leafs, Flyers, Panthers, Hurricanes, Kings and Flames) during his 11-year NHL career, including five with the Blackhawks that included two Stanley Cup championships in 2010 and 2015.

Versteeg had high-end offensive skills mixed with a high compete level on the ice, but at times he tried to do too much which led to the Chicago fanbase uniting with a “dammit Versteeg!” on Twitter. But his personality and wit off the ice made him one of the fan favorites.

With his retirement official, Second City Hockey asked its Twitter followers to share their favorite memories of Versteeg’s time with the Blackhawks.

Game highlights

Versteeg had his fair share of memorable on-ice moments, especially during Chicago’s 2010 championship run. He’s also the only athlete to score at the United Center, Wrigley Field (2010 Winter Classic vs. Red Wings) and Soldier Field (2014 Stadium Series vs. Penguins).

*Versteeg’s assist in Game 5 of the 2015 Cup Final starts at 2:48

Rally memories

Versteeg offered some laughs at the Blackhawks’ 2010 and 2015 Stanley Cup rallies by showing off his rap skills. In 2010, he did a solo performance and in 2015 he was joined by Joakim Nordstrom.

Personal interactions

Drop a comment below with your favorite Versteeg memories.