For young Hawks, loyalty matters

McDonough booed at convention

Originally Published: July 17, 2009
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

Kris Versteeg looked slightly less dazed at the Blackhawks' convention Friday night than team president John McDonough did in stepping out onto the balcony of the Grand Ballroom at the Chicago Hilton and hearing the unfamiliar boos from the fans below.

Surely, Versteeg expected to be asked for his first public comments on the missed-deadline controversy which he had been unwittingly thrust into in the past few weeks. But at 23 years old, last year's Calder Trophy finalist hardly was ...

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