At the 2008 Information Display and Entertainment Association (IDEA) Conference, the Chicago Blackhawks received the Golden Matrix Award for Best Overall Video Display in the NHL.
For over 25 years, IDEA has been the premiere professional organization for those in the big screen video display and game entertainment industry. Its members include organizations from the NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, minor leagues, and universities throughout the United States and Canada.
At the annual conference, an award is given in each sport category to the organization voted to have the best video scoreboard and game entertainment display. The Blackhawks’ NHL peers voted the team’s display to be the best in the league.
The Chicago Blackhawks game operations department and the United Center scoreboard operations department are honored to have received this prestigious award.