The Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday not only got their new season off to a winning start with a 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals, but they also had the chance to mark their 2013 Stanley Cup win one more time.
In front of a packed house of 22,158 fans at the United Center, the 19 returning players from the Blackhawks' 2012-2013 squad were presented with the championship banner, which was subsequently raised to the arena's rafters next to the franchise's four other championship banners.
Just take a closer look at that beaut:
The ceremony officially brought to a close the months-long celebration that brought the cup around the city and world.
Meanwhile, while many are already speculating the Hawks are in a good position to win a second consecutive championship this season, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel gleefully took over the city of Boston's website Wednesday with a video championing the squad and the city as a result of a wager between Emanuel and Boston Mayor Tom Menino.
Check out more photos and video from the Blackhawks' banner raising ceremony and the Capitals matchup:
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