Jim Nill said it often, in some form or another, on Saturday. The Dallas Stars have a plan, and that plan includes trying to emulate a certain franchise/trading partner as much as possible.
Patrick Sharp felt the emotional mix once he found out he was traded to the Dallas Stars.
Well this is pretty insane.
Check out this hand drawn flipbook from Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final highlighting a few of the Blackhawks' top moments from their 2015 Cup-clinching win.
Winning a third Stanley Cup in six seasons will only increase your value as a franchise.