Blackhawks Home Opener and Pre-game Event

October 14, 2008

Last night was the home opener for the Blackhawks. Before the game, the team held a “Red Carpet Event” for fans to see the team arrive and walk a red carpet into the United Center (The UC). I got there a bit early to ensure a prime viewing location, and I think I succeeded. You can see all the pictures on Flickr, but here are just a few of my favorites from the event:

Jonathan Toews Red Carpet

Jonathan Toews

Patrick Sharp Red Carpet

Patrick Sharp

James Wisniewski Red Carpet

James Wisniewski

The game itself was alright. The Hawks played the Nashville Predators. The Hawks were down early but came back to tie it up and the game went to a shootout with the Predators getting two goals in for the win. Luckily the Hawks still earned a point for the standings. Most of the game pictures are on Flickr, but here are a few:

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