Get Out Your Programs And Take A Look At the New Chicago Blackhawks

July 13th, 2010 by Joe Favia Leave a reply »
On a Saturday night in October, the United Center will be something to behold. It will be the night that the Chicago Blackhawks face the Detroit Red Wings, their hated foe. It's also the night that the Division Champion, Western Conference Champion, and of course Stanley Cup Champion banners will be raised to the rafters to thunderous applause.

It will be a sight to see.

It will be an exciting time in Chicago as the Bears will be rolling in their season and the White Sox could possibly be playing for a trophy themselves.

Once the nostalgia and celebration of the triumph of last season is over, the puck will drop. The team that was last seen in Philadelphia in June for the most part will not be wearing the "Indian Head."

It will be strange for some, as many fans have invested good money in number No. 33 and No. 32 jerseys representing departed players Dustin Byfuglien and Kris Versteeg among others. Will those fans take to the new players and embrace them as players that can measure up to the likes of Andrew Ladd and Brent Sopel?

For the answer, fans can simply recall that the stars that have been so revered were ...

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