Maple Leafs and Blackhawks in Classic Norris Division Battle Tonight

Posted: 13th November 2009 by Mark Ritter in NHL
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Written by: Mark ôThe Hard Hitterö Ritter

For those of you that remember, a Toronto Maple Leafs/Chicago Blackhawks matchup used to be a regular occurrence, a tremendous ôNorris Divisionö battle that brought fans to their feet. Sadly, much like the Norris Division itself, a tilt between the Leafs and Hawks have, for the most part, become a thing of the past and that's just wrong.

TonightÆs game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Chicago Blackhawks, which is in Chi-town, will be the only meeting between these two historic franchises. In fact, Chicago and Toronto met only once in 2008 as well, a game Chicago won, 5-4 in overtime.

The Hawks, currently 10-5-2, have been one of the NHLÆs hottest teams, featuring an enormous amount of young talent, including forwa ...

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