It's almost Blackhawks Convention weekend. With 11 amazing Q&A panels on the docket and many more great events throughout the weekend, we decided to try to rank some of the best that you can't miss.
There's still time to join the fun with passes and rooms available at Blackhawks.com/Convention, and if you can't make it to the Chicago Hilton, you can catch some of the panels streamed live on Blackhawks.com. For the full streaming schedule, click here.
5. Colliton's Command
9:30 a.m. Saturday, Continental Ballroom - Get your first look at the 2019-20 coaching staff as head coach Jeremy Colliton, assistant coaches Sheldon Brookbank, Tomas Mitell and Marc Crawford and goaltending coach Jimmy Waite join play-by-play announcer John Wiedeman for an hour-long conversation.
4. Blackhawks Family Feud
2 p.m. Saturday, International Ballroom - It's the Alumni against the Players in a Blackhawk-centric version of Family Feud! Alumni Jeremy Roenick, Dave Bolland, Ed Belfour, Adam Burish and Jamal Mayers take on current Blackhawks Andrew Shaw, Dylan Strome, Brandon Saad, Brendan Perlini and Slater Koekkoek for a chance to go head-to-head with a lucky family of fans in round two.
3. "On the Clock" with Kirby Dach
9 a.m. Saturday, International Ballroom - Catch the debut of the "On the Clock" season finale with the No. 3 overall pick himself, Kirby Dach. Go inside the room as Chicago picked their man and get exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the forward's first days as a Blackhawk. Then, hear from Dach, Vice President of Amateur Scouting Mark Kelley and the BHTV team who was there for it all on draft night.
2. Storytelling with Hockey Hall of Famers
11 a.m. Sunday, Continental Ballroom - Team Historian Bob Verdi leads a panel with Hockey Hall of Famers Tony Esposito, Bobby Hull, Chris Chelios and Doug Gilmour. Untold stories and incredible memories are all but guaranteed with some of the NHL's all-time greats.
1. Reliving the 2010 Stanley Cup
4:30 p.m. Saturday, International Ballroom - Ten years after one of the most unforgettable seasons in Blackhawks history, members of the 2010 Stanley Cup champion team reunite to look back on the season that changed everything. Patrick Sharp, Adam Burish, Bryan Bickell, Dave Bolland and Kris Versteeg join Troy Murray for this can't-miss panel.
For the 2019 Blackhawks Convention program, including the full schedule for panels and Q&As, click here.