Bob Verdi is a fixture in Chicago – especially in and around Madison Street.
These days his official title is that of Historian for the Chicago Blackhawks. For years, he covered the team as a journalist. All told, he has decades of experience about the team – a Chicago version of Red Fisher.
We speak with Bob Verdi about the Stanley Cup team of 1961 – a club that included the likes of Glenn Hall, Bobby Hull, Stan Makita and Pierre Pilote, as well as what the Hawks have meant to Chicago – even befoe their most recent Stanley Cup.