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The Blackhawks Blog presents to you... Baby Sharp No. 2!
Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp and his wife Abby welcomed their second child, daughter Sadie Ellen on Sunday, October 13.
Brent Seabrook sends a slap shot flying at New York Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro on Oct. 31, 2006, at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
The Blackhawks are back on the cover of Sports Illustrated, this time featuring 2013 Conn Smythe Trophy winner Patrick Kane on the national cover of the magazine hitting newstands soon. In this edition, delve into a comprehensive preview of the 2013-14 season, plus the case for why the Blackhawks will repeat as Stanley Cup champions.
Check out the cover featuring Blackhawks winger Kane in the midst of one of his signature cellys:
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Scotty Bowman and his wife Suella shared a kiss with the Stanley Cup in 1976. Suella was pregnant with twins when the shot was taken. Thirty-seven years and many Stanley Cup victories later, the couple recreated their vintage pose on Scotty's day with the trophy earlier this week.
It's back pic.twitter.com/YZd7OmR61J— Bryan Bickell (@bbicks29) August 27, 2013
Bryan Bickell took the Stanley Cup on a tour of his hometown, Orono, Ont.
The Blackhawks are back on the cover of Sports Illustrated, this time being featured in one of two national covers of the magazine. Author Steve Rushin offers his perspective on why the Stanley Cup Playoffs are unlike any other postseason in professional sports:
"From the shaggy beards to the thrilling Game 7s to the enduring institution that is the handshake line," he writes, "the NHL playoffs bring traditions with which other sports simply cannot compete."
Check out the cover featuring Marcus Kruger finishing a check against the L.A. Kings' Tyler Toffoli in the Western Conference Final:
The Blackhawks amazing run to start the 2012-13 campaign commanded the attention hockey fans across North America, local and national media, including Sports Illustrated. In their latest issue, the Blackhawks are front and center, touted as the franchise that made hockey "a must-see" again.
Check out the cover featuring Daniel Carcillo's last-minute game-winner on March 6:
Each summer, dozens of prospects land in Chicago for a week of fitness tests, off-ice workouts and competitive scrimmages. It's a chance not only for Blackhawks brass to evaluate the talent in the system, but also for fans to catch a glimpse of the organization's future. This year, chicagoblackhawks.com polled prospects to find out their best (and worst) jobs, favorite home-cooked meals and more, all in their own words.