He began his NHL career there. He got to the Stanley Cup there.
So for Jeremy Roenick to watch his former team take home Lord Stanley's Cup Wednesday night, there had to be a cavalcade of emotions going through J.R.'s mind.
The moment has sparked much talk today. Chicago fans feel like the teary-eyed moment on live TV endears Roenick even more to his original home.
Plenty of other hockey fans are feeling like Roenick stole the moment with his emotion.
We'll take the former rather than the latter approach here and show you why the emotion was so tip of tongue for the retired superstar Wednesday night.