Celebrating Blackhawks Stanley Cup in Streets of Chicago (Video)

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So this is how the cliche “they’re dancing in the streets”originated. Or perhaps you prefer the even more shopworn “with thousands of your closest friends.”

I told my friends watching the game with me Wednesday night, ever see “Gangs of New York?” Remember when Leo DiCaprio tells Cameron Diaz, the night before the riot: “get ready, this town’s gonna burn.” I had that feeling after Patrick Kane scored a goal that no one realized was a goal, to clinch the Stanley Cup for the Blackhawks and the city of Chicago.

As much as I enjoyed this Blackhawks season, and the fact that they took care of business tonight, the most profound lesson I took away from this is…I’m definitely not a kid anymore.

By Paul M. Banks

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