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The Blackhawks’ Rocky decade

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 15 / 18

Photo by: GETTY IMAGES 2007 Oct. 5: W. Rockwell “Rocky” Wirtz assumes the role of chairman. Nov. 20: John McDonough is named team president. 2008 March 30: The Blackhawks begi...

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