Championship get-togethers are a shared delusion.
I don’t begrudge Blackhawks fans their fun. Your team won! Awesome! You deserved the parade today. I am however afraid to leave my house tonight. It’s Friday. I deserve a drink. And I have no desire to walk into every neighborhood bar just to find it filled with red jerseys and drunken Hawks fans. Again, Hawks fans deserve their celebrations! But that doesn’t mean I have to celebrate with them.
They break windows and throw bottles in the street and really stick it to The Man when they think The Man (who likely hasn’t oppressed them, as these twenty-somethings are mostly suburban-raised fortunates thinking they’re cool by slumming it in the city for street cred) isn’t looking.
Hundreds of thousands of Blackhawks fans have crowded city streets downtown and packed into Grant Park for the team’s Stanley Cup victory parade and rally.
Seats at Cardozo’s Pub at 170 West Washington are easy to come by now. But during the Blackhawks parade? Not so easy.
You can watch Kane’s appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman tonight at 10:35 p.m. on CBS.
There’s an old song: love is better the second time around. That’s how a lot of hawks fans are feeling today about this second championship. It’s even sweeter, in part, because it seems, more fans than ever are sharing the excitement.
Three years ago after the Blackhawks won the last Stanley Cup, Tremonte’s Barber Shop saw plenty of men looking to shave of their beards. This year, owner Will Tremonte thought he’d make an event out of it.
Blackhawks fans celebrated all night long and into the early morning after the Blackhawks beat the Bruins to win the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years.
If the Blackhawks beat the Bruins Monday night to win the Stanley Cup, merchandisers will be Johnny-on-the-spot with championship wear for sale.
Here’s a helpful guide in case you’re not quite sure how to approach tonight’s Game 6 so as not to embarrass yourself or the city (because Chicago bandwagoners are known nationally).
Brent Seabrook’s goal 9:51 into overtime lifted the Chicago Blackhawks to a wild 6-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night and tied the Stanley Cup finals through four games.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports Blackhawks fans follow their own unique habits –- or superstitions — in hopes of helping their team.
“Commit to the Indian” isn’t just an order by a coach or a phrase to be mocked on sports radio. It’s something that might warrant a deeper consideration.
As soon as a well-meant charitable effort is twisted into a Stanley Cup rallying cry, all bets are off.
Chicago has dealt with enough awfulness that I feel we have more fans in this town that “get it;” “it” being, yeah, losing sucks, but I don’t have to look at this as just a black and white, did they win or did they lose issue.
Andrew Shaw skated off to the side and pumped his arms furiously. One shot from the right point plus two deflections was just enough to beat Tuukka Rask in the fifth-longest Stanley Cup finals game in history.
If there is any grumbling still going on, I can’t hear it.
After a rare day off for rest and contemplation, the Los Angeles Kings came back focused on what’s missing from their run at a second straight Stanley Cup title.
Brent Seabrook sent a wrist shot past goalie Jimmy Howard’s glove 3:35 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday night.