No reservations

After years of fan alienation, the Hawks are on the championship track.

Updated: May 28, 2010, 10:10 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

The official, John McDonough-approved marketing theme for the Chicago Blackhawks is "One Goal," an unambiguous declaration that there was only one objective to strive for, one acceptable way to end the season.

But perhaps a more appropriate slogan for this team, with apologies to Anthony Bourdain, would be "No Reservations." Because the precocious Blackhawks, led by a 22-year-old captain and a 21-year-old scoring whiz, don't wait for anyone.

They didn't need to ...

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