On the night the Blackhawks’ Championship banner was raised to the roof of the United Center, Chicago opened their defense of the Stanley Cup with a 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals.
Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews lifts the Stanley Cup during banner raising ceremony before season opener against Washington Capitals during NHL game at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (Scott Strazzante / Chicago Tribune)
Show no mercy to former teammate and beat Flyers for 3rd straight victoryFans rose to their feet during a break in the opening period to salute Ray Emery on the goaltender's return to the United Center. […]
Veteran Hawks defenseman loves playing in rotation with Kostka and BrookbankFor the third time in the last four games, Michal Rozsival found himself on the outside of the Blackhawks' lineup looking in. […]