The Chicago Blackhawks will host a Roadwatch party for the Gold Medal matchup of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, featuring Patrick Kane
and Team USA, on Sunday, Feb. 28 at the ESPN Zone (43 E. Ohio St). The gathering for Blackhawks fans will be emceed by radio broadcaster John Wiedeman and feature a number of special giveaways.
Created during the 2008-09 season, the Blackhawks City Roadwatch offers Blackhawks fans living in the city of Chicago a central location to watch their favorite team for all away games. These events include all the fun of a Blackhawks home game, including in-game videos, the Bud Light Ice Crew, giveaway items, goal celebrations, intermission contests, chances to win tickets to future Blackhawks games and more. Future dates and locations for the Blackhawks City Roadwatch can be found at chicagoblackhawks.com.
Sunday’s Olympic Gold Medal Roadwatch will feature special raffle prizes such as signed a Patrick Kane
Team USA jersey and a signed Brent Seabrook
Team Canada jersey. Blackhawks radio broadcaster John Wiedeman and United Center announcer Gene Honda will emcee the proceedings beginning at 2:15 P.M. (CT). Fans are encouraged to arrive early, as no reservations will be honored.
The Blackhawks are represented in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games by six players, all of whom are competing in the medal round: Marian Hossa
(Slovakia), Patrick Kane
(USA), Duncan Keith
(Canada), Tomas Kopecky (Slovakia), Brent Seabrook
(Canada), and Jonathan Toews
(Canada). Blackhawks video coach Brad Aldrich is serving in the same capacity for Team USA.