Caught this on Facebook from a friend who's a Bruins fan.
Thought it was a nice gesture by the organization, certainly something deserving of respect.
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Posted 28 June 2013 - 11:19 AM
Would be cooler at that end "......... But we still won"
Posted 28 June 2013 - 11:38 AM
I don't want to say it, but there really are a lot of things to admire about the Blackhawks organization these days.
Posted 28 June 2013 - 12:10 PM
But then you see Patrick Kane walking around with a haircut like a chemo patient and you realize what a group of dirtbags they really are.
Edited by AtomicPunk, 28 June 2013 - 12:11 PM.
Posted 28 June 2013 - 12:58 PM
Nice move by the owners/managent/pr people.
I guess they were surprised by how nice people can be in towns where they don't yell, "Detroit sucks" every chance they get.
Maybe Hawks fans should take notes.
RIP MicMichSteve. I was fortunate to have called you my friend.
Posted 28 June 2013 - 01:18 PM
Chicago's players and (much of) their fanbase may be classless individuals, but that is different than the front office. This was an excellent gesture by them at a time when they didn't have to do anything at all. I doubt the Arizona Diamondbacks did anything like this when they delivered an analogous kick to the stomach to the Yankees in 2001.
The Hawks organization is leaps and bounds from where they were 10 years ago, and that's good for the game. For all the damage of the lockout(s), terrible TV contracts, etc., don't you look at the health of the teams and fanbases in MAJOR U.S. cities (LA, Chicago, NY, Philadelphia) that weren't always in a great position, and feel pretty good about the league?
Posted 28 June 2013 - 01:42 PM
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Posted 28 June 2013 - 03:30 PM
Most nights, my posts are brought to you by some sort of IPA and a heaping dose of sarcasm.
Success has a thousand fathers, failure is an orphan.
We not score, is hard to win. - Pavel Datsyuk #13
Posted 28 June 2013 - 06:22 PM
Posted 28 June 2013 - 08:52 PM
"Everything he does is exciting to watch.” -Holmstrom describes Datsyuk
Posted 28 June 2013 - 11:09 PM
I really don't want to admit it and absolutely hate what I am going to type now, but
this gesture is pure class, sad but true.
Crawford on the other hand, never liked the guy he will end up like Mike Smith a one year wonder and an arrogant full of himself millionaire.
Edited by frankgrimes, 28 June 2013 - 11:10 PM.
Posted 29 June 2013 - 10:32 AM
Letting go of Scotty Bowman = dumbest thing a hockey team can do.
If you are implying the Wings "let go" of Scotty Bowman, you have it wrong. Scotty went to Chicago to have the opportunity to work with his son. As a parent, I can tell you that I love Scotty even more for his understanding of what is important in life.
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