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BREAKING: Owner of the Chicago Blackhawks tragically passes away

JUL 25, 2023   |   BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
Tragic news has reverberated through the hockey community as we mourn the passing of Rocky Wirtz, the esteemed principal owner and chairman of the Chicago Blackhawks, at the age of 70, as confirmed by a reliable source.



Wirtz's impact on the hockey franchise and the family's liquor distribution company, Breakthru Beverage Group, cannot be overstated. Playing a pivotal role in their success, he was a driving force behind the team's achievements.

Following the passing of his father in 2007, Wirtz took the helm as principal owner, steering the Blackhawks to three remarkable Stanley Cup victories and propelling their brand to new heights.


Under his visionary leadership, the Blackhawks flourished both on and off the ice, leaving an indelible mark on the sports world.

As we bid farewell to Rocky Wirtz, we remember and honor his profound legacy, which will forever resonate in the hearts of hockey enthusiasts and the sports community. Rest in peace.

Source: hawksinsider
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