2010 Stanley Cup Finals: Do the Chicago Blackhawks Share the Cubs’ Curse?

June 7th, 2010 by Ros Dumlao Leave a reply »
I beg the Chicago Blackhawks to please prove me wrong on this— that superstitions aren't real, at least for Chicago sports.

I like to believe that I'm a fairly logical person, but what we love about sports are the heartfelt, comeback, underdog, turnaround, you-name-it moments we see. And maybe those are the moments that will happen for the Philadelphia Flyers. Philadelphia is the home of Rocky Balboa, after all.

But, from a Chicago perspective, it seems that anything bad that can happen to a Chicago sports team will happen to a Chicago sports team. 

I don't mean to be a Debbie-downer, but I just happened to stumble upon some similar trends between the Blackhawks and the Chicago Cubs, which is why I'm holding my breath while watching the series.

The Cubs agreed to give up their slot on WGN-AM 720 to air the Stanley Cup Finals. What a gracious reminder that the entire city of Chicago is rooting for their hometown team. 

A gracious act, but one that only reminds Chicago fans how long it's been since either team has won a title. Share our air-time, share our curse. (But it's a good thing the Hawks have no recor ...

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