Chicago Blackhawks End 49-Year Stanley Cup Drought in Historic OT Win

June 9th, 2010 by Tyler Juranovich Leave a reply »
Chicago's 49-year wait is finally over after a 4-3 OT win over the Philadelphia Flyers. Chicagoans are going crazy, blasting fireworks in the street, and jumping all over reporters as they try to report the victory. 

It's all smiles in Chicago wherever there are Hawk fans, because the Hawks have brought the sacred Stanley Cup home to Chicago, a place it hasn't been since 1961.

Once I saw Kane put that puck in the net, and him raising his hands, throwing his gloves off, you might think I would've jumped up and cheered, but I didn't.

Instead, I sat there in total awe. My favorite team had won it all, and I froze. 

I was so elated that I couldn't speak. As most things that are so amazing, the victory hasn't sunk in yet. it almost seems surreal and as if it didn't happened. But it did. 

I have to give props to Philadelphia. This series was hard-fought hockey. Every game was a toss up, and neither team was ready to give up.

Michael Lieghton will have nightmares for days over that Patrick Kane goal 4:06 into overtime. It shocked everyone in the stadium.

The Flyers' fans were won ...

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