The last time Troy Brouwer watched a banner go up inside the United Center, he and the Blackhawks were entering the 2010-11 season as defending Stanley Cup champions.
The last few days of training camp seemed to take forever to pass, a long wait for a Chicago Blackhawks team champing at the bit for the regular season.
Bryan Bickell had as good an offseason as he did postseason.
It was back to business for Andrew Shaw on Saturday night.
Nick Leddy got his reminder on Saturday night that you might as well shoot when you get the chance. You never know what could happen.
Make that two reminders.