Bobby Hull, Stan Mikita statues coming

Updated: January 9, 2011, 10:32 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Blackhawks will honor their past, announcing they will commission statues of former stars Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita to be placed outside the United Center.

The Hawks informed the duo and subsequently the public when they honored the 1961 championship team at the United Center on Sunday.

"It will take 100 years to take the smile off my face," Mikita said. "I know that."

"Likely the greatest tribute I'll have paid to me when they put me in bronze," ...

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