Blackhawks Convention 2013: Opening Ceremony

Annual team convention was held Friday at the Chicago Hilton.

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Blackhawks players and executives pose with the Stanley Cup after the Opening Ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention at the Chicago Hilton
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Jonathan Toews addresses the crowd at the Opening Ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention at the Chicago Hilton
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Jonathan Toews addresses the crowd while his teammates and the Stanley Cup look on at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention
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Left to right: Brandon Saad #20, Ben Smith #28, Michal Rozsival, and Nick Leddy stand on stage with the Stanley Cup during player introductions at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Duncan Keith #2 and Patrick Kane #88 share a word on stage during player introductions at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention
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Accompanied by the Stanley Cup, Chicago Blackhawks broadcaster Eddie Olczyk introduces Patrick Kane during the 2013 Blackhawks Convention
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Blackhawks legends Stan Mikita (left), Denis Savard (center), and Bobby Hull (right) sit on stage during player introductions at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention, while GM Stan Bowman (far right) looks on.
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A group of former Chicago Blackhawks players sit on stage during player introductions at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Blackhawks legends (from left to right) Pierre Pilote, Tony Esposito, Stan Mikita, Denis Savard, and Bobby Hull, stand and applaud Hawks coach Joel Quenneville during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Blackhawks greats Steve Larmer (left), and Pierre Pilote sit on stage during the introduction of Blackhawks alumni during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Blackhawks broadcasters (left to right) Pat Foley, Troy Murray, and John Weideman sit on stage during alumni introductions at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Blackhawks alumni Murray Bannerman (left), Keith Brown, and Eric Daze sit on stage during player introductions at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Blackhawks broadcaster Eddie Olcyzk (left) introduces former Hawks winger Eric Daze during opening ceremonies for the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Blackhawks broadcaster Pat Foley (left) whispers to broadcasting partner Eddie Olczyk during opening ceremonies of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Blackhawks broadcaster Eddie Olczyk (left) introduces Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman waves to the crowd during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Eddie Olczyk emcees the 2013 Blackhawks Convention opening ceremony
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With the Stanley Cup by his side, Blackhawks broadcaster Eddie Olcyzk introduces the management team during the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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With the Conn Smythe, Frank Selke, and William Jennings Awards in the foreground, Blackhawks national anthem singer Jim Corneilson leads the crowd in the Star Spangled Banner at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Chicago Blackhawks front office members stand for the national anthem during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Chicago Blackhawks executives Rocky Wirtz (left), John McDonough, and Jay Blunk stand during the national anthem at the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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The Stanley Cup stands alone onstage at the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention at the Chicago Hilton.
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Fans watch a video montage of the Chicago Blackhawks' Stanley Cup run during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention.
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Chicago Blackhawks fans eagerly await the start of the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention at the Chicago Hilton.
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The Conn Smythe (left), Frank Selke, and William Jennings Trophies sit onstage before the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention at the Hilton Chicago.
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Blackhawks fans stand as the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention gets underway.
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Members of the 2013 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks pose with the trophy during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention at the Hilton Chicago.
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