Over Two Million People Turned Out For The Blackhawks Parade and Rally
Soldier Field hosted over 60,000 Blackhawks fans for the Stanley Cup Celebration Rally and city officials are estimating that over 2 million people were present around the stadium and parade route.
After a parade from the home arena through the Loop, the players, executives and team staff showed off the trophy for fans lucky enough to snag free tickets for the rally, which was not held in Grant Park because of flooding.
"Did anyone notice we had a little bit of rain on Monday night?" team owner Rocky Wirtz asked the crowd, then quipped: "I didn't see any Lightning."
This WGN reporter handled all of the drunk, belligerent fans like a pro:
Corey Crawford promised that he wouldn't swear at the rally. Did he keep his promise? No, no he didn't.
Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom serenaded the crowd: