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Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links: Fan Interaction

By Colin Likas
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Good morning, Chicago Blackhawks fans! We’re just five days from opening night at the United Center, when the Blackhawks will raise their third Stanley Cup banner in six seasons and then take on the New York Rangers. It’s an exciting situation for Blackhawks fans all over the world.

Speaking of Blackhawks fans all over the world, Blackhawk Up recently received a fantastic submission from some lifelong fans of the organization. Ron, Kim and Zach Starkey and their dog Aurora are dedicated Blackhawks fans living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Starkeys previously lived in the Chicago suburbs for 55 years, and the Blackhawks are their primary team.

The Starkeys sent us pictures of Aurora, a 3-year-old Labrador, in a Blackhawks outfit ahead of opening night, and they’ve offered us permission to share these adorable photos. So enjoy, courtesy the Starkey family.

Courtesy the Starkey family

Courtesy the Starkey family

Courtesy the Starkey family

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With that little boost to help get you to the weekend, let’s hop into the morning links.

Joel Quenneville reacts to last night’s preseason loss to the Blues (blackhawks.com)

Might Edmonton be interested in Bryan Bickell? (HNGN)

On the coach’s challenge (Lear)

Some may be concerned about the Blackhawks, but the boys in the locker room aren’t (NHL.com)

Pre-game giveaways at the United Center this season, including an interesting choice for a bobblehead (blackhawks.com)

More on that last part (The Score)

Let the debate rage (The Committed Indian)

Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill discusses his team’s trade with the Blackhawks for Patrick Sharp and Stephen Johns (Dallas News)

Bruins owner doesn’t know if there’s desire for NHL expansion, because he’s stubborn as all get out (ESPN)

Maybe they’ll get stuck there (Ew)

Next: Blackhawks Twitter Reaction To Blues Loss

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