Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 7/10/13
When you cover the Chicago Blackhawks, you encounter one distinctive, but vastly underreported ritual that takes place inside the Blackhawks’ locker room. On that carpeted floor is a beautiful, large Indian head logo; and if any one steps on it, a curse or pox shall come upon them!!!!!  One day, I did my best to avoid stepping on it while also trying to navigate a media throng, and since I have the gracefulness of Clark W. Griswold to begin with, I nearly fell on my face. A locker room usher observed, didn’t care at all about my almost falling, and simply said: “You almost stepped on it there.” I once saw a camera man step on it, prompting a couple reporters to shout “DEATH.” I know this is BEYOND STUPID! Justin Bieber made this mistake and now he’s paying for it. (more on this shortly) I hate the Biebs, but I have to side with him on this one. The Chicago Blackhawks do a lot of dumb condescending things to people, but this is ONE OF THE MOST CONDESCENDING AND STUPID! At the 2009 Ha...
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