The growth of Chicago's skating stars

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews were created to be the face of the Blackhawks

Updated: May 26, 2010, 12:47 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

They are lumped together more often than not, sharing a burden practically written into their contracts and loving the responsibility thrust upon them. They were born less than six months apart. And while neither was bred for the game, they took to hockey like pedigrees.

On a team with plenty of heart and a well-defined soul, they are, as they were created to be, the face of the Chicago Blackhawks. But if that face were split into two, one lip would be curled up while the other would ...

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