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PHOTOS: Blackhawks captains sing 7th Inning Stretch at Cubs-Dodgers NLCS Game 2

PHOTOS: Blackhawks captains sing 7th Inning Stretch at Cubs-Dodgers NLCS Game 2

The Blackhawks know a thing or three about winning championships, especially snapping a lengthy title drought.

Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook helped the Blackhawks break through in 2010, bringing Chicago its first Stanley Cup in the last 49 years at the time, and now they're looking to bring some positive luck to the North Side.

To show their support for the Cubs, who are looking to do the same (only 108 years), the three Blackhawks captains attended Game 2 of the NLCS between the Cubs-Dodgers and helped fire up the Wrigley Field crowd by yelling the traditional, "Play ball!" and singing the Seventh Inning Stretch.

Here are a few pictures below from their visit:

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Blackhawks release 2018-19 schedule

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Blackhawks release 2018-19 schedule

Uncap those markers and start circling your calendars, Blackhawks fans. The 2018-19 season is officially out.

The Blackhawks will kick off their 91st campaign in franchise history with a road contest against the Ottawa Senators on Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The home opener is set for Oct. 7, with an Original Six matchup against the Toronto Maple Leafs at 6 p.m.

The Blackhawks have 14 back-to-back games, and the longest road trip of the season is three, which takes place five times over the course of the season; the longest homestand is four games, from Dec. 12-18.

The biggest highlight of the season will be the Original Six Winter Classic Showdown between the Blackhawks and Boston Bruins on Jan. 1 at Notre Dame Stadium. It will be the sixth outdoor appearance for Chicago, and fourth in the Winter Classic.

The Blackhawks will also square off with the defending champion Washington Capitals on Nov. 21 at 6 p.m., and welcome them to Chicago on Jan. 20, set for NBC's Game of the Week at 11:30 a.m.

Here's a look at the full schedule: