Wednesday, June 09, 2010

The road to Stanley now runs down Madison Street

The Chicago Blackhawks ended a 49 year drought on Wednesday evening, with a 4-3 overtime victory over the Philadelphia Flyers, winning the Stanley Cup four games to two on Patrick Kane's shot which took a few moments to register with all at the Wachovia Centre.

The Hawks battled off a hard pressing Flyers squad which had sent the game into overtime in the third and came within inches of sending the series to a game seven showdown back in Chicago.

As things turn out the only flight plan being booked is that of the Hawks charter jet expected in Chicago in the early hours of Thursday morning, with what should be a rather wild celebration to come on Friday morning through the streets of Chicago.    

Chicago Tribune-- Hawks beat Flyers to win Stanley Cup
Chicago Tribune-- Date with destiny: Hawks hoist Stanley Cup
Chicago Tribune-- One goal. Check
Chicago Tribune-- Stanley Cup gratification: Rocky Wirtz remembers
Chicago Sun Times-- Blackhawks bring Stanley Cup back to Chicago
Chicago Sun Times-- Blackhawks beat Flyers in OT to win Stanley Cup
Chicago Sun Times-- Chicago to celebrate Blackhawks' Stanley Cup win on Friday
Chicago Sun Times-- A jubilant city reacts to Cup win
Philadelphia Inquirer-- Hawks trip Flyers, 4-3, in OT to win Cup
Philadelphia Inquirer-- Valiant Flyers made Chicago earn Stanley Cup
Philadelphia Inquirer-- The Flyers faithful did all they could
Philadelphia Daily News-- Flyers finally fall

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