Armageddon Looms: Chicago Blackhawks About To Win the Stanley Cup!!

June 2nd, 2010 by Greg Eno Leave a reply »
The last time the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, they were the Black Hawks. Bobby Hull was still fuzzy-faced, and hadn’t even started wearing out No. 9 yet. He wore No. 16.

John F. Kennedy was president. Barack Obama hadn’t been born. Mary Tyler Moore was on television—as Dick Van Dyke’s wife.

We hadn’t figured out how to get to the moon. Hell, we were just getting the hang of floating a guy in space on a tether.

The Green Bay Packers hadn’t won a single NFL championship under Vince Lombardi. The Lions were good.

Norm Cash was using his illegal, cork-filled bat to hit .361. It was the same year Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris both threatened Babe Ruth’s single-season HR record.

There were still Edsels on the road. Ty Cobb was still alive.

The Pistons had just finished their first season in shiny new Cobo Arena. Dave DeBusschere was still playing for the University of Detroit.

“Gay” meant happy. Everyone smoked.

Hull was a 22-year-old kid in just his fourth season with the Black Hawks. He had most of his teeth and all of his hai ...

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