Hey, it’s Chicago Blackhawks night here on Pro Hockey Talk. But since
they went and won the Stanley Cup, I guess it’s only natural they’ll
dominate the headlines for at least 11 days or so.
Expect a big,
rousing ovation tomorrow for the Hawks when a number of players and the
team will be honored at Wrigley field tomorrow during the Cubs-White Sox
Per ESPN Chicago:
The Hawks will be recognized on
the field at 6:45 in celebration of
their Stanley Cup victory. Select Blackhawks will throw out the first
pitch and lead the stadium in a rendition of “Take Me Out to the
How great was this timing? The Blackhawks win the Cup on the same weekend that the Cubs and White Sox play each other.
The good news is that there is no way the
Hawks sing “Take me out to the ballgame” any worse than Denise Richards
did. Then again, it’s become a bit of a tradition for celebrities to
just destroy that song on national television, so frankly I’ll be a bit
disappointed if it turns out that Dave Bolland and Brent Sopel can carry
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It’s going to be interesting to see if Hammond can replicate the success he had last season, when he came out of nowhere to go 20-1-2 with a 1.79 GAA and .941 save percentage, and finish seventh in Vezina voting.