The Chicago Blackhawks Win First Stanley Cup in 49 Years!

June 9th, 2010 by Hamza Ahsan Leave a reply »

The Stanley Cup is back in Chicago, folks. After a 49 year old drought the Chicago Blackhawks exceeded expectations and won their fourth Stanley Cup with a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. The Blackhawks beat the Flyers in six games and showed that they could repeat and even make a dynasty with this young team.

One cool thing is that the Blackhawks did beat the Flyers for the first time in the Wachovia Center since Clinton was president. The atmosphere in Philadelphia was something that was a problem for the Blackhawks during the series, but in game 6 the Blackhawks fought past that and finally beat the Flyers on the road.

The game itself is as exciting as the Blackhawks winning it all. Game 6 proved to be one of the best Stanley Cup games in recent years. The game had back and forth scoring until the end of the game. The Blackhawks had Dustin Byfuglien score in the first period to start the game off, but just a few minutes later Scott Hartnell scored to put the Flyers up on the board.

With all the momentum in favor of the Flyers,  the Flyers didn't disappoint with Danny Briere scoring right at the ...

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