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from Kevin Kaduk of the Northwest Herald,

It didn’t take long Monday for Rocky Wirtz to answer the questions many of us have been wanting to ask for about, oh, the past two decades or so.

At any point, did he ever set dear old Dad down for a talk about TV and its magical ability to provide a free three-hour commercial for his product, Chicago Blackhawks hockey?

And did he ever try to argue against the archaic notion that televising home games would hurt the turnstile count?

He had to have said something, right?

“Absolutely,” Wirtz said of his father, Bill, who died in September. “And it usually started and stopped about there.”

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