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Discovering Native Ties Closer to Home: Chicago Blackhawks and Native People

Katie Scarlett Brandt | Posted 09.01.2013 | Chicago
Katie Scarlett Brandt

Booming M80s in Chicago announced that the Blackhawks -- named for the Sauk warrior who fought during the Black Hawk War of 1832 -- had won the Stanley Cup last Tuesday.

Stanley Cup's Game 6...In Finnish

Posted 07.02.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing One of my favorite themes here at AA in the last year has been unearthing Finnish hockey calls. Why Finnish ho...

My Top Quotes in Illinois This Week

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

I took their triumph as a sign of hope for Chicago and the state of Illinois that improvement in an organization, whether it is a hockey team or a government, is possible.

City Says Over 2 Million Attended Blackhawks Rally

Posted 07.01.2013 | Chicago

For many in Chicago, Friday was a Ferris Bueller's Day Off come true. According to the city, over 2 million revelers turned out to Grant Park to ta...

Blackhawks Goalie Makes Profane Victory Speech

Posted 06.28.2013 | Sports

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford proved to be a man of few words when he spoke at the Stanley Cup victory parade on Friday. Unfortunately,...

PHOTOS: Blackhawks On Parade

Posted 06.29.2013 | Chicago

Chicago Blackhawks fans from the city and surrounding area turned out in droves on a steamy Friday morning to cheer the 2013 Stanley Cup victors on du...

Second City's All-Time Favorite Chicago Movies

Liz Kozak | Posted 08.28.2013 | Chicago
Liz Kozak

In honor of the unofficial official holiday, we asked our Second City family to share their all-time favorite Chicago flicks.

PHOTO: Blackhawks' Full-Page Thank You Ad To Boston

Posted 06.29.2013 | Chicago

In a move media watchers, Bostonians and lots of folks on Twitter are hailing as "classy," the Stanley Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks took out a full-...

PHOTOS: A Look Back At The Blackhawks 2010 Victory Parade

Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

Before a week of Stanley Cup tracking kicked off, the last time Chicago caught a glimpse of the "best trophy in sports" was during the massive Blackha...

WATCH: Patrick Kane Gets SOAKED On Letterman

Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

The Conn Smythe Trophy winner himself lugged the Stanley Cup and his MVP trophy Wednesday night onto "The Late Show with David Letterman" and outed hi...

After Stanley Cup Loss, Boston Fans Turned To Porn

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

Sports fans tend to be pretty passionate folks, especially when their team is in a make-or-break game with the Stanley Cup on the line. So it make...

WATCH: Bruins Player ERASES Playoff Beard

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

It was a playoff beard. The playoffs are over. The beard is gone. But how? The day after the Boston Bruins suffered a heartbreaking defeat in the ...

First Trip

Carissa K | Posted 08.25.2013 | Sports
Carissa K

"I ain't taking you to watch no hockey game with that cap on." The cab driver nodded in the rearview mirror at Mike's Blackhawks ball cap.

LOOK: Chicago, Boston Newspapers Covers After Game 6

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

It didn't seem to matter to the newspapers in Chicago which Blackhawks player was featured on the covers provided the Stanley Cup had a prominent spot...

What Other City Was Celebrating Chicago's Win?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Chicago wasn't the only city celebrating the Blackhawks win over the Boston Bruins. Toronto also seemed quite pleased with the result of the 2013 Stan...

CBC's Amazing Stanley Cup Playoffs Montage

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing I'm all for video montages becoming a staple of networks signing off their sports coverage for a given year. C...

Baby In The Cup

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Once the hard fought 2013 Stanley Cup Final was over, the Chicago Blackhawks got downright adorable. Following his team's thrilling Game 6 victory ...

WATCH: Shaw Curses (A Lot) As Blackhawks Celebrate

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Understandably, Andrew Shaw was excited. The Chicago Blackhawks' forward repeatedly screamed "fuck yeah!" while skating around with the Stanley C...

WATCH: Blackhawks Celebrate In Locker Room

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks may have been far from home when they hoisted the Stanley Cup, but the friendly confines of the visitors' locker room at TD Gar...

PHOTOS: Blackhawks Lift The Stanley Cup

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Less than a minute after Dave Bolland's series-clinching goal, the Chicago Blackhawks had their prize: The Stanley Cup. With the stunned crowd at ...

WATCH: Shaw Takes Puck To Face

Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw was hit in the face with the puck during the first period of Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. The 21-y...

LIVE: Stanley Cup Final Game 6

Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

For the first time in this back-and-forth Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins, the puck will drop in a game that could ...

WATCH: The CSO Pays One Classy Tribute To The Blackhawks

Posted 06.20.2013 | Chicago

There have been plenty of loving tributes to the Chicago Blackhawks in their quest for Lord Stanley's Cup, but perhaps none as classy (or classical) a...

Presidents' Trophy Curse?

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 06.15.2013 | Sports

Each year the Presidents' Trophy is awarded to the team that accumulates the highest amount of points in the National Hockey League. But instead of be...

Blackhawks Takes Puck To Face During Game 1

Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

A woman is recovering after being hit by a puck on Wednesday night at the United Center during the Blackhawks' triple overtime win in Game 1 of the St...