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How do Blackhawks spend time on the road? Mario Kart, for one thing

How do Blackhawks spend time on the road? Mario Kart, for one thing

One member of the Blackhawks' "A" team feigns "Z's" when the other begins to recite the hockey alphabet. Alternate captains Patrick Sharp and Duncan Keith are seat neighbors on team charter flights, during which many players rest. But Keith isn't familiar with the definition of the word — when he's on the ice, where he has logged more playoff minutes since 2009 than any player in the league, or when he's in the air at 30,000 to 40,000 feet going 500 to 600 mph. So when Keith talks, Sharp doesn't listen. "He always wants to talk about hockey," Sharp said Thursday afternoon before the team boarded a flight to Anaheim,...

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