VIDEO DIARY: Richard Roeper at the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup Win
4 p.m. | More than three hours before the opening faceoff, these diehard Blackhawks fans are already lined up outside the United Center. Here’s why!
5:30 p.m. | The Lightening are already in town, but what’s that sound in downtown Chicago? TORNADO sirens?
7:30 p.m. | Mad traffic, but we get to the UC just as the game is starting.
8 p.m. | Empty net!
8:47 p.m. | The tie is broken!
8:52 p.m. | Frank Thomas is feeling good about the Hawks’ chances.
9 p.m. | This is how I spend my time between periods.
9:35 p.m. | Kane scores the possible clincher!
9:55 p.m. | Five, four, three …
11:05 p.m. | Meeting the Sharp family. Though I’m a little worried about Sharpie’s priorities …
12:14 a.m. | Madhouse on Madison.
12:30 a.m. | No chips, championships! Stopping for an Old Style and a “cheeseburger” at Billy Goat. #BecauseItsTheCup