WATCH: Blackhawks raise the banner

WATCH: Blackhawks raise the banner
October 1, 2013, 9:15 pm
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CSN Staff

In one last salute to the 2013 Stanley Cup run, the Blackhawks raised their championship banner into the rafters of the United Center ahead of Tuesday's season-opener.

The ceremony began with an emotional video recap of the 2013 season, which led way to the introductions of the Blackhawks front office and coaching staff.

Then, emcee Eddie Olczyk presented each of the members of the 2013-14 Blackhawks, beginning with Duncan Keith -- who skated the Stanley Cup to center ice -- and finishing with captain Jonathan Toews. Toews lifted the Cup over his head and kissed it one last time to the cheers of a sold-out United Center crowd.

The members of this year's team who were got their names on the Stanley Cup then received the championship banner and skated it across the ice for it to be raised to the top of the stadium.

Relive the entire ceremony in the video above.