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Sweet Home, Chicago

I realize plenty has been said this season about the resurgence of the team (and the brand name) that is the Chicago Blackhawks, but I really can’t get enough of it. Not that I have any personal allegiance to that club, but who hasn’t sympathy for the trials and tribulations of those fans?

It’s a great story for the NHL in general, but most particularly for those faithful Chicago fans whose patience has been severely tested over so many years;  their original six franchise mired in the backwards-thinking policies and business practices of an old guard that couldn’t grasp the relevance of how modern sports marketing had evolved beyond the 1960s.

 

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