Found December 29, 2011 on Nightmare on Helm Street:
With the first game against the hated Chicago Blackhawks tomorrow night, I figured the hate needs to start early. Yes Chicago, We are your biggest rival. You may claim that it's Vancouver, but only an idiot "fan" of the Blackhawks, which is the large majority of you would think that statement true. In your world the NHL started in 2009.I'm here to let you in on a little secret. WE are your biggest rivals, and have been since 1926. you may bring out the "dead wing" reference every once in a while, but do you really even understand to what you are referring? A bad decade doesn't matter when you have 11 cup, 6 conference and 19 division championship banners in the rafters along with Gordie Howe, Ted Lindsay, Alex Delvecchio, Sid Abel, Terry Sawchuk and Steve Yzerman's names. Click the jump for more I'm a Red Wings fan and nothing will ever change that. I live and die with my team, every game, every trade. It doesn't matter how good or ...

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