Stanley Cup 2010: Chicago Blackhawks End 49 Year Drought, Win in Overtime, 4-3

June 9th, 2010 by Dmitri Duggan Leave a reply »
They finally did it. After an incredible game that ended with a Patrick Kane overtime goal, the Blackhawks prevailed in a six-game series.

As I screamed with excitement, I noticed that the Philadelphia fans were actually booing at the Blackhawks.

Very classy.

In 2009, when the Penguins beat the Red Wings in the Joe Louis Arena, Wings and Penguins fan alike were cheering! I know it must stink to have the opposing team hoist the biggest award in hockey in your own rink, but it's called being a good sport!

By the time they were passing, and kissing, the cup around, Philadelphia finally gave in and started cheering. Either that, or all the Flyers fans left and/or were overwhelmed by the 'Hawks fans.

But enough of hammering Philly fans. We already shut those trash-talking punks up by winning the Cup. No need to add more injuries to their pain. On with the celebration!

Jonathen Toews was named MVP. Then, as a captain, he hoisted the cup first, then passed it on to Marian Hossa, who had been to 3 consecutive Finals with 3 different teams, but had lost the first two, thus creating the "Hossa Hex."

This made ...

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