Take a look as the Blackhawks’ banner was raised to the rafters.
In a perfect world it would have taken 17 seconds for the banner to go from the ice to the ceiling, but whatever …
Eventually Jonathan Toews stopped hugging everyone and the Blackhawks’ title defense formally began …
So here’s the question: Who had the more overly dramatic opening ceremony? The Blackhawks’ banner raising, or the Montreal Canadiens’ overwrought (and overlong) torch passing?
The answer is always Montreal.
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