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President Obama to honor Blackhawks

Updated: March 3, 2011, 7:07 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

President Obama will host the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on March 11 during a ceremony at the White House.

Blackhawks chairman Rocky Wirtz, general manager Stan Bowman, coach Joel Quenneville and other executives and team members will attend the ceremony. Former Blackhawks, who were traded or left last year's team as a free agent, also are invited.

"That's one of the huge perks of winning the championship," Blackhawks center Patrick Sharp said Thursday ...

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