Jonathan Toews and Blackhawks Come to Soldier Field

September 12th, 2010 by Joe Favia Leave a reply »
The whirlwind summer of celebration may be soon be coming to a close, but it was certaintly not going to happen at Soldier Field today for the Chicago Bears opener against Detroit.

The Blackhawks players and their friend "Stanley" were there on a beautiful, albeit windy day on the lake to hopefully send good winning vibes to the beloved Bears (which barely worked).

The team showed off the Cup as Troy Brouwer raised it high at midfield.

Captain Jonathan Toews lead the charge as he waved the "fourth phase" flag in support of the Bears this season.

Other players such as Bryan Bickell, Jordan Hendry, and Niklas Hjalmarrson were in attendance. Dave Bolland was also at the game and wore a Cubs hat and Bears jersey in front of the capacity crowd. 

Players also took pictures with Bears owner Virginia McKaskey, whose father, "Papa Bear" George Halas, started the Bears organization.

Other notable interaction between the Bears and Blackhawks was an exchange of pleasantries between team leaders Toews and Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who looks to provide a great year for a team that invested first round draft ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.