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Team celebrates first Cup in 49 years

Updated: June 10, 2010, 3:42 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

For Rocky Wirtz, the Stanley Cup's return to Chicago had been nearly five decades in the making.

"The weight of the world is off my shoulders," the Blackhawks' chairman said on ESPN 1000 after the Blackhawks' 4-3 overtime win in Philadelphia eliminated the Flyers in six games. "And I'm so happy for the city of Chicago and our great fans."

Wirtz attributed the team's remarkable run at least in part to a family-like locker room dynamic.

"The important thing is we have such a ...

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