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Bryan Bickell takes omission in stride

Updated: September 30, 2010, 5:32 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

As it turns out, it wasn't NHL rules that prevented Chicago Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell's name from being etched into the Stanley Cup. It was the team's decision.

It was incorrectly reported that league rules required a player to be on the roster for at least 41 games -- or at least one game in the Stanley Cup finals -- to have his name on the Cup. Bickell was under the same impression.

But a league spokesman said a few years ago a resolution was passed that the winning team can ...

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