Images: Blackhawks on red carpet and home ice

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
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Updated 10/11/2014 11:47 PM

The Blackhawks got the red-carpet treatment Saturday as they walked into their home opener at the United Center in Chicago.

Center and Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is mobbed by fans' hands as he arrives at the United Center.
Center and Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is mobbed by fans' hands as he arrives at the United Center.
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Defenseman Brent Seabrook sports the suit and tie like all of the Blackhawks on the red carpet.
Defenseman Brent Seabrook sports the suit and tie like all of the Blackhawks on the red carpet.
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Right wing Marian Hossa arrives at the United Center.
Right wing Marian Hossa arrives at the United Center.
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Defenseman Duncan Keith greets fans as he arrives at the United Center.
Defenseman Duncan Keith greets fans as he arrives at the United Center.
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Goaltender Corey Crawford didn't shave!
Goaltender Corey Crawford didn't shave!
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Patrick Kane greets the fans.
Patrick Kane greets the fans.
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Fans cheer for Chicago Blackhawks players when they arrive at the United Center before their home opener against the Sabres.
Fans cheer for Chicago Blackhawks players when they arrive at the United Center before their home opener against the Sabres.
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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges (4) and Chicago Blackhawks right wing Ben Smith (28) battle as they wait for the puck during the second period.
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges (4) and Chicago Blackhawks right wing Ben Smith (28) battle as they wait for the puck during the second period.
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Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates with right wing Patrick Kane (88), defenseman Johnny Oduya (27), defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) and left wing Brandon Saad (20) after scoring a goal during the first period.
Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates with right wing Patrick Kane (88), defenseman Johnny Oduya (27), defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) and left wing Brandon Saad (20) after scoring a goal during the first period.
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Buffalo Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth (1), right, saves a shot by Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Trevor Van Riemsdyk (57) during the second period.
Buffalo Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth (1), right, saves a shot by Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Trevor Van Riemsdyk (57) during the second period.
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Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) controls the puck against Buffalo Sabres right wing Brian Gionta (12) during the third period.
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) controls the puck against Buffalo Sabres right wing Brian Gionta (12) during the third period.
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Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) battles for the puck against Buffalo Sabres center Cody McCormick (8) during the third period.
Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) battles for the puck against Buffalo Sabres center Cody McCormick (8) during the third period.
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Chicago Blackhawks and Buffalo Sabres players line up for the national anthem before the start of the game.
Chicago Blackhawks and Buffalo Sabres players line up for the national anthem before the start of the game.
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Chicago Blackhawks left wing Daniel Carcillo (13) celebrates after scoring a goal during the third period.
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Daniel Carcillo (13) celebrates after scoring a goal during the third period.
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Chicago Blackhawks left wing Daniel Carcillo (13), right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his goal during the third period.
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Daniel Carcillo (13), right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his goal during the third period.
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