Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, will provide fans with a unique, behind-the-scenes viewing experience for Thursday night’s (Feb. 23) Blackhawks vs. Dallas Stars telecast from the United Center (7:30 PM game time start).
This special evening of Blackhawks hockey on Comcast SportsNet, entitled Blackhawks: Behind the Lens,gives fans a chance to see numerous elements of exactly what takes place and how much work goes into a putting together a Blackhawks game at the United Center. Blackhawks: Behind the Lens will showcase everything, including what goes into a preparing and executing a Comcast SportsNet Blackhawks telecast to what happens in the Blackhawks locker room, trainer’s room, equipment room and much more.
In addition, Comcast SportsNet’s newly-enhanced website, CSNChicago.com, will provide viewers with a live video/audio stream from inside the network remote production truck, featuring live commentary from producer Mike Leary and director Dave Turner. Fans can also interact throughout the night utilizing the Twitter hashtag #CSNHawks.
Plus – Comcast SportsNet and CSNChicago.com will provide additional, behind-the-scenes video features throughout the evening, including the following highlights:
- PRE-GAME COACHES MEETING: A unique opportunity to watch a Blackhawks coaches meeting prior to the game
- LOCKER ROOM/EQUIPMENT ROOM GAME DAY PREP: Watch how Blackhawks staffers get the Blackhawks locker room ready for a game, including stick preparations, skate sharpening, jersey hanging & more
- EDDIE OLCZYK/TELESTRATOR: Eddie O will provide fans with a up-close look at how he uses the Telestrator during the course of a game and the elements he looks for that are vital components to key plays in the game
- TIME LAPSE: Experience the amazing change-over from Wed night’s Bulls game to Thu night’s Blackhawks game
- PRESS BOX: Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers to show viewers what it’s like covering a game from the UC press box
- SCOREBOARD OPERATIONS: We’ll take you inside the United Center scoreboard control room to hear from the crew who deliver the best scoreboard presentation in the league
- PUBLIC ADDRESS ANNOUNCER. GENE HONDA: We’ll visit with the golden-voiced Gene Honda, whose thrilling in-stadium goal-scoring announcements after the Blackhawks score have become synonymous with a game at the UC