Thursday, July 15, 2010

Around the UC:

"Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks might have the best off-season plans -- his turn with the Stanley Cup will come in mid-August and he said he plans to take the NHL trophy onstage and use it to drink margaritas with Jimmy Buffett." (source)

The ESPYS: Kane was the only Hawk in attendance last night. Hawks lost in the Best Team category to the Saints. Lets be honest they just got the pity vote because they were the underdog. We all know who the best team in the world is. The show was pretty predictable in the awards department but Seth Meyers was a bright spot in the show. He opened with a great monologue and said what we were all thinking:
Peyton Manning also brought the laughs with a Blindside spoof:

A Chicago Sports Explosion: This explosion will happen Aug. 27th at the Cell. The Sox will host Blackhawks night with the Hawks and the Cup in attendance. This isn't the first time the two teams have collaborated for a night: Blackhawks Night back in 2008
More details here, I'm sure tickets will go fast.

Jack Skille: The Hawks agreed to a one year deal of $600,000 with Skille. (source)
He'll provide plenty of laughs on and off the ice:

Duncan Keith: Grand Marshal:

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