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Deserving of the roar

Hawks' up-tempo style fun to watch

Originally Published: October 10, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- I swore to myself I wouldn't write about it. I wrote 20 times on the small chalkboard in my kitchen: "Don't write about the atmosphere. Don't write about the atmosphere."

It's been done to death, the whole "Blackhawks' resurrection" angle. You get it already: These aren't Dollar Bill's Blackhawks.

But then, during the introductions of the team's home opener Saturday night, against a feisty Colorado Avalanche team, I looked around the 300 level, the newly tagged ...

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