One Goal: Mission Accomplished

Congratulations to the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks! I wrote a post a while back on the similarities between the Hawks and Cubs organizations. They have quite a storied past together and now of course we all hope the baseball team will follow the hockey team to a league championship. You can bet there […]

June 10, 2010  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, news, observations, rivalries  One Comment

Cubs and Blackhawks have much in common

With the Chicago Blackhawks playing playoff hockey, and with John McDonough as their president and Jay Blunk as their marketing guru, it occurs to me these two Chicago institutions have an awful lot in common. Each team is among the oldest in their respective sport. Each team has legions of devoted fans. Each team has seen […]

April 17, 2009  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, observations, tradition  No Comments