Superstitious? So are the Hawks

Hawks share their game-day superstitions

Originally Published: November 12, 2009
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

Most people know that professional athletes are creatures of habit, ritual and, yes, even superstition.

Hockey players are especially notorious for keeping to their routines. As the Hawks prepare to play on Friday the 13th, it gave me a chance to dig deeper into their psyche. I couldn't find a Hawk who was worried about playing on this unlucky day, but I did learn a whole lot more. I asked every coach and player for a game-day ritual or superstition. Some have few, while others … ...

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