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Carrie Vodnik says her husband, Greg, is the biggest die-hard Blackhawks fan she knows. And she does deserve wife of the year for this Stanley Cup wedding cake in 2011. The couple lives in Downers Grove.

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Patt Karubus-Bachochin is married to Frank, a lifelong Blackhawks fan Even their Boston terrier, Rosey, shows off her Blackhawks pride.

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Alyssa Gaden of Mount Prospect

Lynn Duggan of Roselle.

Kevin Griegel skipped his senior prom to go to Game 5 vs Detroit. He also didn't shave off his playoff beard for his high school graduation.

"We are ready to take the greatest sports trophy again! Go Hawks," say Cathy Hecht and Emily Wittenberg of Carol Stream.

"My superstitious belief is "If the Blackhawks win the opening game faceoff, they win the game." says Gene Diaz in South Elgin, who paints his face during the quest for the cup.

Stacey of Palatine gets her toes done in honor of the Blackhawks.

Patrick Nariss says this is Chloe Rose's first playoff run.

Thirteen-year-old Cailey Borello of South Elgin improvises a playoff beard.

Loreen Dresser of Lake Villa took a road trip to see the Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Detroit Red Wings in game 6 of the semi finals. She took her worry dolls on the trip and have had them with her at every playoff game she attends. She also has worn the same Hawks shirt unlaundered and have carried my rally towels from the semifinals and finals. I will carry them to the Stanley Cup Finals at the UC.

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Alyssa Gaden of Mount Prospect

Claude the goose is ready for the playoffs, says Janis Jasper of Algonquin.

Jackie Gervais of Arlington Heights

Hannah Wittenberg of Carol Stream on her way to game #1, Round 3 of the playoffs

Cathy Hecht of Carol Stream and Dan Sadlowski wear Blackhawks gear on casual Fridays.

Young fans! Emily Wittenberg and Lindsey Kyrsinski of Carol Stream.

Jeremy Wittenberg of Carol Stream has spent the last 5 birthdays at A Hawks game with friends. Some of which included Limo rides and skyboxes.

At every game, Daniela Alaimo, finds Tommy Hawk for a hug and a photo.

After the Hawks won the Stanley Cup in 2010, the Mahers of Roselle wanted to do something special so Rick and daughters Allison and Christine painted the garage door. They are really looking forward to adding the year 2013, says Mary Maher,

Chico Eggert has been growing a beard for the Hawks since 2009. His superstitions are many: a Hawks flag on his car, a Hawks coozie he uses all season, red boxers every game and he refuses to wear a red jersey during away games or a white jersey during home games.

Valerie and Mark Gaylord after the 2010 Stanley Cup-at Halloween

Louie Nielsen, 10, prepares for Blackhawks Day at band camp in Wheaton.

Lori Vavalle of Villa Park turned this old table into a Blackhawks table.

Gallery updated: 6/12/2013 9:57 AM

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We asked Daily Herald readers to share their Blackhawks spirit with pictures. Here is what you shared. Go Blackhawks!
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