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One Chicago Blackhawks fan celebrated Mother’s Day with a new baby boy. Donna Lebano went into labor one month early while watching the Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild play at the United Center Thursday. “No way was I leaving,” Lebano said. “We are a Hawks family. I had to see the end of the game.” Lebano was with her three sisters at the hockey game. Her first contraction hit during the second period. Lebano opted to stay at the game until the 5-1 finish. Hours later, Lebano gave birth to a son who she named Owen Michael. He weighs 6 pounds, 5 ounces and is 19.5 inches long.

Pregnant Blackhawks fan delayed birth to watch Game 5

There are diehard fans that put their lives on hold to watch their team(s) play.  And then there are diehard fans that put their lives and the lives of their unborn son on hold. Donna Lebano went into labor Thursday night while she was in attendance at Game 5 of the Blackhawks-Wild series.  At 8 months pregnant, Lebano’s first contraction supposedly came during the second period...

Round Two: Blackhawks vs. Red Wings

  With their 3-2 win in Sunday night’s Game Seven in Anaheim, the Detroit Red Wings will advance to meet the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round of the playoffs. With Detroit moving to the Eastern Conference next season, this … Continue reading →The post Round Two: Blackhawks vs. Red Wings appeared first on Committed Indians.

Blackhawks fan goes into labor at Game 5, stays to watch

Donna Lebano is a big Chicago Blackhawks fan. She celebrated this Mother’s Day with her new baby boy, Owen Michael. Lebano went into labor one month ahead of schedule while she was watching the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild at Chicago’s United Center last Thursday night. But she just couldn’t leave the game, even though she was having contractions.

Blackhawks vs Red Wings: Round 2 Schedule Released

The NHL has released the schedule for the second round series between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings. Game 1: Wednesday, May 15 – 7 pm Game 2: Saturday, May 18 – noon Game 3: Monday, May 20 – … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks vs Red Wings: Round 2 Schedule Released appeared first on Committed Indians.

One Game At A Time For The Blackhawks

from Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times, ''It's a new season. We're starting even and clean,'' coach Joel Quenneville said. ''I think we have to look at it one day at a time and one game at a time. You look at all the games this year, discounting the [7-1] game, every game was a close game and a tight game where anything could have happened...

Blackhawks to face Red Wings in playoffs

Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks got to watch all the action in the NHL playoffs while they waited for an opponent to emerge for the second round. What they saw from the Detroit Red Wings looked very familiar. ''Just that same relaxed, patient experience that they've shown in the playoffs and makes them a tough team to beat,'' Toews said. ''...

No song, no chance for Blackhawks in Chicago

DETROIT -- For the Detroit Red Wings, the less they hear Chelsea Dagger over the next couple weeks, the better. The song, performed by The Fratellis, is blared at the United Center in Chicago every time the Blackhawks score a goal. Some opponents might despise the catchy tune for obvious reasons, but not Henrik Zetterberg. It is a good song, the Red Wings captain said. But you...

Video- Marian Hossa Talks About Playing The Wings

Watch more videos from the Blackhawks as they discuss playing the Wings.  

Red Wings-Blackhawks Preview

The top of the list includes Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa. Patrick Sharp is coming off another great playoff series, and Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland have come up with big postseason goals in the past. The Chicago Blackhawks have waves of talented lines, making them a difficult matchup for any team. Months after Nicklas Lidstrom retired, they pose quite the challenge...

Chicago Blackhawks Have the Most Dedicated Fan in the World

The Chicago Blackhawks easily have the most dedicated fan in the world--Donna Lebano. During Game 5 of the Chicago/Minnesota game Thursday night she went into labor--and stayed until the game was over! “No way was I leaving,” Lebano said. “We are a Hawks family. I had to see the end of the game.” Her dedication is admirable, but we are talking about child birth...

Happy Mother's Day: Blackhawks fan Donna Lebano gave birth after the third period

Donna Lebano went into labor during the second period while she was watching the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild at Chicago’s United Center Thursday night. She stayed. Wouldn't... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Red Wings-Blackhawks preview

It's appropriate that the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks meet one more time in the playoffs as Central Division rivals. That all changes next season, when the Wings move to the Eastern Conference and the Blackhawks remain in the West. In NHL history, only the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens have played each other more than the Wings and Blackhawks. The Bruins...

Blackhawks: Sharks, Wings, Potato, Potatto

There has been a great deal of debate in Chicago on which team the Hawks would rather face. The Sharks wrapped up their round 1 series and will no doubt be watching the Wings / Ducks Game 7 tonight along with the Chicago Blackhawks. If the Red Wings win, they will play the Hawks, if not, the Sharks will be the the Hawks round 2 opponent. It’s debatable which team the Hawks will...

Series Preview: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit...

SEASON SERIES — The Chicago Blackhawks swept Detroit in the season series (4-0-0) in 2013, outscoring the Red Wings 12-5 through four games, not including shootout goals credited for a win. Corey Crawford started all four games for the Blackhawks and Jimmy Howard started all four games for the Red Wings, but he was pulled in one of them. Although it seems like the Blackhawks blew...
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