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Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk waits for the elevator. The mascot is all smiles these days after Chicago started 7-0-2, good enough to lead the NHL with 16 points. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Did You See That?

Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk waits for the elevator. The mascot is all smiles these days after Chicago started 7-0-2, good enough to lead the NHL with 16 points. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Did You See That?

Bobby Hull (posing in this photo with Stan Mikita) turns 73 today. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Hockey’s All-Time Best Toothless Smiles

Bobby Hull (posing in this photo with Stan Mikita) turns 73 today. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Hockey’s All-Time Best Toothless Smiles

Grant Mulvey and Ron Delorme take a rest after brawling during a 1982 Canucks-Blackhawks game. (Tony Tomsic/SI)

HACKEL: Power struggle could cost the NHL its season

Grant Mulvey and Ron Delorme take a rest after brawling during a 1982 Canucks-Blackhawks game. (Tony Tomsic/SI)
HACKEL: Power struggle could cost the NHL its season

Bob Probert takes a right to the jaw from Darren Langdon during a 1997 Rangers-Blackhawks game. (AP)

GALLERY: Hockey’s Faces of Battle

Bob Probert takes a right to the jaw from Darren Langdon during a 1997 Rangers-Blackhawks game. (AP)
GALLERY: Hockey’s Faces of Battle

Phil Esposito and Phil Russell drop the gloves (with Keith Magnuson in the background) during a 1974 Bruins-Blackhawks at Chicago Stadium. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Boston Bruins 

Phil Esposito and Phil Russell drop the gloves (with Keith Magnuson in the background) during a 1974 Bruins-Blackhawks at Chicago Stadium. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Boston Bruins 

Alex Delvecchio advances the puck during semifinals of the 1966 Stanley Cup playoffs between Detroit and Chicago. The Red Wings would eliminate the Blackhawks in six games but would lose the Canadiens in the Finals. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI) 

SI VAULT: Howe is the heart of the Red Wings (3.16.64)

Alex Delvecchio advances the puck during semifinals of the 1966 Stanley Cup playoffs between Detroit and Chicago. The Red Wings would eliminate the Blackhawks in six games but would lose the Canadiens in the Finals. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI) 
SI VAULT: Howe is the heart of the Red Wings (3.16.64)

Rangers forward Don Marshall skates past Bobby Hull and Keith Magnuson during a 1969 game against the Blackhawks. While Chicago was knocked out of the playoffs by Phoenix in the first round, New York has a 1-0 lead over Washington in their second round series. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

PREVIEW: Shaken Capitals try to get even with Rangers

Rangers forward Don Marshall skates past Bobby Hull and Keith Magnuson during a 1969 game against the Blackhawks. While Chicago was knocked out of the playoffs by Phoenix in the first round, New York has a 1-0 lead over Washington in their second round series. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
PREVIEW: Shaken Capitals try to get even with Rangers

Blackhawks goalie Glenn Hall makes a save during a 1961 game against Toronto. (Icon/SMI)

Blackhawks goalie Glenn Hall makes a save during a 1961 game against Toronto. (Icon/SMI)

Members of the Rangers and Blackhawks engage in a scrum after a whistle during the first period of their matchup at Madison Square Garden last night. Chicago ended a nine-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory. (Debby Wong/US Presswire)

VIDEO: Watch highlights of last night’s Rangers-Blackhawks game

Members of the Rangers and Blackhawks engage in a scrum after a whistle during the first period of their matchup at Madison Square Garden last night. Chicago ended a nine-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory. (Debby Wong/US Presswire)
VIDEO: Watch highlights of last night’s Rangers-Blackhawks game