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The Daily: Condolences for Wirtz Family Grow From Former Blackhawks

Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews the latest Blackhawks legends to weight in on their love and respect for Rocky Wirtz



Add former Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, and Brent Sopel as the latest to coment on the passing chairman Rocky Wirtz. Per NBC Sports Chicago, Toews said via his Instagram post:

“Rocky Wirtz led this example every day. I knew Rocky to be a humble, caring person. He showed how to be an incredible businessman that brought the emotion and excitement of 3 championships to Chicago, while maintaining the most genuine and sincere relationships with all those who worked for him. I owe so much to him and his family for making all of my dreams of being a professional hockey player come true.”

From Kane whose Twitter handle still features him with the Blackhawks:

Sopel’s was very gracious but included an interesting comment about Wirtz’s trust in others “taking its toll”:


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