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Chicago Express confident about inaugural season at Sears Centre

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  • Chicago Express General Manager Wade Welsh speaks to the press during team media day Tuesday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

       Chicago Express General Manager Wade Welsh speaks to the press during team media day Tuesday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.
    George Leclaire | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Express owner Craig Drecktrah speaks to the press during team media day Tuesday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

       Chicago Express owner Craig Drecktrah speaks to the press during team media day Tuesday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.
    George Leclaire | Staff Photographer

  • Kids will be able to ride a train around the ice before Chicago Express hockey games at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

       Kids will be able to ride a train around the ice before Chicago Express hockey games at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.
    George Leclaire | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Express right wing Chaz Johnson looks to clear the puck from the corner during practice on team media day at the Sears Centre Tuesday in Hoffman Estates.

       Chicago Express right wing Chaz Johnson looks to clear the puck from the corner during practice on team media day at the Sears Centre Tuesday in Hoffman Estates.
    George Leclaire | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Express goalie Rob Nolan blocks a shot during practice on team media day at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

       Chicago Express goalie Rob Nolan blocks a shot during practice on team media day at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.
    George Leclaire | Staff Photographer

 
 

The chicago express hockey team is ready to skate into its inaugural season on oct. 22 at the sears centre, and everyone from the players to the owner are confident of success. the express, an echl franchise, is working to avoid pitfalls encountered by the hounds, a united hockey league team that folded in 2007 after just one season in hoffman estates.

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