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The Official Site of the Chicago Blackhawks

Frequently Asked Questions

I'm having an issue with the new Official Blackhawks App.

Check out our App FAQ here.

What is the name of the song that is played after a goal is scored?

"Chelsea Dagger" by The Fratellis

Why are Blackhawks games broadcast on WGN 9 not available on WGN America?

Per NHL rules, clubs are not permitted to broadcast outside of their markets. 

How do I get a print or digital copy of a photo found on the Blackhawks website or another digital platform?

Click here to submit a fan photo request.

Can I download or purchase videos I see on Blackhawks TV/

We are unable to make videos available for download or purchase.

How can I get a copy of "Here Come the Hawks"?

Access an .mp3 of "Here Come the Hawks" here.

What is the name of the song that plays before the team takes the ice?

It starts with Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man" and uses the Gladiator soundtrack main title.

Where do the Blackhawks practice? Are practices open to the public?

During the season the Blackhawks practice at MB Ice Arena (1801 W Jackson Blvd) and at the United Center. Click here to view our practice schedule. Schedule is subject to change on short notice. Practices at MB Ice Arena are open to the public. United Center practices are closed to the public.

How can I sing the National Anthem at a Blackhawks game?

Jim Cornelison sings the National Anthem at all home Blackhawks games.

How can I book Jim Cornelison to appear at my event?

Click here for more information.

How can I get a ride on the Zamboni during a game?

Click here for information on how to secure a zamboni ride.

How do I get birthday recognition on the scoreboard?

Click here for information on how to secure a scoreboard message.

How can I book the Ice Crew to appear at my event?

The Ice Crew is available for appearances by calling (630) 881-3052 or by emailing

How can I book Tommy Hawk to appear at my event?

Tommy Hawk is available for appearances by calling (312) 455-7072 or emailing Tommy Hawk's coordinator, Joe Doyle, at Click here for more info.

How can I participate in a promotion/contest at a Blackhawks game?

The Ice Crew and Tommy Hawk randomly select fans to participate in promotions during the one-hour period before game time.

How do I participate in the Shoot the Puck promotion?

Participants of Shoot the Puck are chosen at random before all Blackhawks home games.

Other Information

The Game Operations Department coordinates all entertainment elements within a Blackhawks game. These elements include the music, videoboard, message boards, P.A. announcements, organ, anthem singers, Tommy Hawk the team mascot, the Ice Crew, on-ice and in-bowl promotions and live entertainment. If you have questions about any of these elements, you may call (312) 455-7000.