The Chicago Blackhawks announced today the upcoming release of their 2015 Stanley Cup championship movie and book. The 240-page hardcover book “One Goal III: The Inside Story of the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks” will go on sale Tuesday, Nov. 10, followed by “Hat Trick” on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
Produced by Blackhawks TV and Banner Collective, the makers of “17 Seconds,” “Hat Trick” takes viewers onto the ice and inside the locker room following the historic Game 6 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning at the United Center, which delivered the Blackhawks and their fans the club’s first Stanley Cup-clinching victory at home since 1938. The 65-minute feature allows viewers to relive the championship parade and rally at Soldier Field, before following the Cup on its journey across the world with never-before-seen footage. The Blu-ray version will include bonus footage of the banner raising ceremony, player Cup day bloopers and more.
“Chicago Blackhawks fans deserve a unique and meaningful way to relive the celebration that occurred in Chicago and around the world,” said President & CEO John McDonough. “We believe ‘Hat Trick’ and ‘One Goal III’ will offer the ultimate chronicle of the franchise’s third championship in six seasons.”
"The team at Banner went deeper with the production of ‘Hat Trick,’ not just recapping the thrilling events surrounding the 2015 Stanley Cup championship, but highlighting the distinct story lines that weaved through the team and led to their success,” said Danny Wirtz, President & CEO of Wirtz Beverage Group. “The unique vantage point in Europe with this film showcases the NHL’s appeal abroad and the international explosion of the Blackhawks brand.”
Blackhawks Publishing’s “One Goal III” features behind-the-scenes photography and essays by Team Historian Bob Verdi and Blackhawks broadcasters and staff, in addition to a foreword written by Chairman Rocky Wirtz and a preface by President & CEO John McDonough. The book will also include a Stanley Cup Final replica ticket, Blackhawks championship belt magnet, postseason social media collage poster, collectible in-motion player cards, a replica 2015 Stanley Cup champions banner and a Blackhawks TV DVD with player Cup day features and more.
Both items will be available for purchase at all Blackhawks Store locations and via Shop.NHL.com. “Hat Trick” will also be sold at Chicagoland Jewel-Osco locations beginning Friday, Nov. 20. Jewel-Osco will donate all profits from sales of the DVD and Blu-ray to Chicago Blackhawks Charities. For more information, please visit Jewel-Osco.com.
“Jewel-Osco is proud to be the exclusive retail partner selling ‘Hat Trick.’ We are equally honored to be donating all of the profits from the DVD and Blu-ray sales to Blackhawks Charities,” said Jewel-Osco Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising Doug Cygan.
ABOUT BANNER COLLECTIVE
Banner Collective is a creative video production company. Founded in February 2013, Banner Collective assists clients from ideation to post-production under a single roof using its unique model, which promotes creativity and an enjoyable production process for their clients. While continuing to produce the popular Blackhawks TV content, other clients since their inception include CareerBuilder, Vienna Beef and Wilson Sporting Goods. Banner Collective has won numerous local Emmys and ProMax Marketing awards in a variety of categories including cinematography, writing, editing and excellence in original sports programming. For more information, visit www.bannercollective.com.
ABOUT BLACKHAWKS PUBLISHING
Blackhawks Publishing was launched in 2010 and produced the bestsellers “One Goal Achieved: The Inside Story of the 2010 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks” and “One Goal II: The Inside Story of the 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks,” which won the gold prize for Best Gift Book at the 2014 Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Awards.