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Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- For Pat’s Sake

By Keith Schultz
Apr 21, 2016; St. Louis, MO, USA; Members of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Blues during the second overtime period in game five of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center. The Blackhawks won the game 4-3 in double overtime. Mandatory Credit: Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 21, 2016; St. Louis, MO, USA; Members of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Blues during the second overtime period in game five of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center. The Blackhawks won the game 4-3 in double overtime. Mandatory Credit: Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports /
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Good Morning Chicago Blackhawks Fans! 

The Chicago Blackhawks won in the middle of the night Thursday night in St. Louis, and if you were like me it was extemely hard to stay up for overtime, not because of the lack of sleep but for the amount of sleep I would get before having to get up the next day.  This is why I was glad that Pat Foley made his stance during the telecast that just happened to be being televised nationally on NBCSN.  I understand the fact that the TV rights cost money, but it doesn’t meant that every game has to be on at 8:42 local time and if your a fan of the team on the East coast it’s almost 10pm.

The fact that Gary Bettman had to comment on Foley’s comments makes it a pretty big deal in the NHL circuits, but really the Chicago Blackhawks brass may be alright with the late start times but that is all.  Fans, Coaches, and players don’t want to play that late in the day! So Congrats to you Pat Foley! Foley may a little out their with all of his go to sayings, but this time he was in touch with all fans and you can’t build the fan base without having kids watching the game.

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