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Blackhawks to get pair of corny tributes from local farms (Photos)

Sean Leahy
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Fall will be here soon enough, which means it's going to be corn maze time! As we saw in 2010 and 2011 when farms in Illinois and New Hampshire honored the Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks and Bruins with corn mazes, the trend will return for 2013.

County Line Orchard is a farm in Hobart, Indiana and beginning with their opening day on Sept. 3, a corn maze honoring the Blackhawks and Patrick Kane will be open for patrons to find their way through:

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County Line Orchard

The maze will only be open during October and November, so if Kane is missing from the Blackhawks' lineup in early December, he's probably stuck somewhere in the field.

County Line isn't the only midwestern farm getting in on the act. Siegel's Cottonwood Farm in Crest Hill, Illinois, who made one in honor of the Blackhawks in 2010 as well, will have one of their own again, but with a twist ... a zombified twist:

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www.ourpumpkinfarm.com

That's the kind of Blackhawks logo we envision when we eat one too many of Wysh's famous brownies. No word on if the corn maze will look better under a black light, either.

According to the site, "Try to make your way through the 2013 'Zombie Blackhawks' Maze without being eaten. You only have 17 seconds to ecsape [sic] before Zombies score snack for the day."

The zombie maze opens on Sept. 22.

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