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Friday, June 11, 2010

Congratulations, Blackhawks

A belated congratulations to the Chicago Blackhawks on the first Stanley Cup win since 1961!

All right, Washington Capitals and Chicago Cubs - you're next! Time to get those overdue championships!


Rehctaw said...

Cubs? You want the world to end?

The Blackhawks' story is encouraging. After decades of an abusive relationship, the son takes over the team apologizes for the egregious sins and embraces the team's amazing history.

It's still to early to tell if this was a genuine effort or just a shrewd business maneuver...but for now, the pride is back and ANYTHING is possible.

Batocchio said...

I haven't followed the Blackhawks saga that closely, but still have family in Chicago, so after the Caps, I'm inclined to root for them. And shrewd business maneuvers that lead to better teams aren't the worst thing.

As for the Cubs - the season with the Steve Bartman incident, the Red Sox still had their drought. The chances looked pretty high for a while that there would be a Cubs-Red Sox World Series, and my theory was that such an occurrence would cause a black hole that would engulf the entire universe. Now that the Red Sox have won twice, it may be safe for the Cubs to win - but check the gizzard of a chicken and entrails of a bull first.