The Blackhawks lost 5-2 on Thursday night to the Vancouver Canucks. Nick Schmaltz and Matthew Highmore scored for Chicago.
But the part of the game that every Chicago Blackhawks fan is thrilled about came between periods.
On a personal note, I’ve had the chance to speak with Eddie O about a few projects, hockey and – of course – horses on a handful of occasions. He’s as genuine as anyone in sports media, no matter the sport. To hear that he’s cancer free is the best news to come out of the United Center in a long, long time.