A perfect blue ocean of a sky met with a swarming sea of red in Chicago Friday, as fans filled downtown's Grant Park for the Blackhawks Stanley Cup parade and rally.
For a second time in four years it will be The Summer of Stanley for Chicago and the Blackhawks. And what a sweet, sweet summer it will be.
It's had cereal, ice cream and dog food eaten out of it. It's been at the bottom of a pool and visited strip clubs. Give a Stanley Cup champ his day with the NHL trophy and madness ensues.
Will Boston's goaltending hold up? Will Chicago's depth be too much to handle? Sarah Spain and Katie Strang channel Jagr's '90s mullet for their Cup finals breakdown.
In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain laments the absence of the NHL and sees big problems for the league in the lack of outrage over the lockout.
Sarah Spain is already dealing with NHL withdrawal. In this week's "That's What She Said," she offers a few ideas to get you through the lean days ahead.
Sarah Spain, espnW's resident Chicago superfan, makes the case for the Windy City as the home of the best female sports fans in all the land.
Wednesday night marks the start of the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs, and there are all kinds of matchups, from rowdy rivalries to riveting rematches, to keep an eye on.