How the Blackhawks got their nicknames

Hockey players can have lightning speed, nimble hands and a net-ripping slapshot, but if they don't have a nickname, they don't really have anything.

You've got to have a nickname in hockey, a sport that hands them out like no other. RedEye asked several Blackhawks about the origins of their alternative monikers and their favorites on the team.

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By Brian Hedger, For RedEye
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