Rocky authors big comeback

Originally Published: April 17, 2009
By Wayne Drehs | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Rocky Wirtz is trapped. Only 15 minutes remain until faceoff, 15 minutes until his Blackhawks officially return to the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in seven years, yet Wirtz can't escape.

He's been spotted on the concourse outside Fandemonium, the United Center's team store, and fans are mobbing him like he's a Jonas Brother standing in line for Space Mountain. They want to see him, they want to touch him, they want an autograph. But most of all, they just want ...

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