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Leafs or Hawks? How to handicap the futility

Updated: October 4, 2007, 12:08 PM ET
By Damien Cox | Special to ESPN.com

It was a somber scene that might have been more appropriately played out in a hockey arena with an enormous, 3,663-pipe organ stirring the atmosphere.

Bill Wirtz, the longtime owner of the Chicago Blackhawks, was laid to rest Tuesday at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in the Windy City, a town with one eye on the beloved Cubbies heading to the postseason as it waved farewell to one of its enduring sporting figures.

Among the throng that gathered was Stan Mikita, who played on the last ...

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