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Hawks set to step out of Cup's shadow

With the title celebration just reaching its end, it's too soon to judge these Blackhawks

Updated: October 10, 2010, 4:08 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- They do it right, the Blackhawks. The pregame light show flashing across the ice. The sound track of the HBO miniseries "The Pacific" rising in the background. And then, the 1961 championship team carrying out the new 2010 Stanley Cup banner and handing it off to the new champions.

It was all perfectly choreographed Saturday night right down to the final instructions given to captain Jonathan Toews and fellow Hawks hero Patrick Kane that they would be the last ones to let go ...

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