Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the 2010 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, will provide fans with one of its biggest Blackhawks weeks of coverage to date beginning Monday, December 13 through Friday, December 17 with five-straight nights of games from the past and present leading up to Chris Chelios “Heritage Night,” honoring one of the most popular players in Blackhawks and local hockey history. Note the following scheduled lined-up for “Blackhawks Week”:
“BLACKHAWKS WEEK”: on COMCAST SPORTSNET (December 13-17)
Monday, December 13: Blackhawks at Colorado (L) – Featuring Pat Foley and Eddie Olczyk on the call; Chevy Blackhawks Pre-Game Live with Chris Boden and Steve Konroyd begins at 7:30 PM, face-off at 8:00 PM.
Tuesday, December 14: CSN Classic: Blackhawks at Vancouver (from 5-25-95) – Chris Chelios scores dramatic game winner in OT in Game 3 of the Western Conference semis against the Canucks (7:00 PM).
Wednesday, December 15: Blackhawks vs. Colorado (L on CSN+) – Featuring Foley and Olczyk on the call; Chevy Blackhawks Pre-Game Live with Boden and Konroyd begins at 7:00 PM, face-off at 7:30 PM.
Thursday, December 16: CSN Classic: Blackhawks at Vancouver (from 5-27-95) – Chelios once again scores heroic game/series-clinching goal in OT, sweeping the Canucks in Game 4 of the Western Conference semis (7:00 PM).
Friday, December 17: Chris Chelios “Heritage Night”/Blackhawks vs. Detroit (L) – Live coverage of the Chelios “Heritage Night” on-ice, pre-game ceremony from the United Center featuring an action-packed Chelios career highlights video tribute from the UC Jumbotron, along with the ceremonial first puck drop. Live United Center coverage begins at 7:00 PM with Chevy Blackhawks Pre-Game Live with Boden and Konroyd. Foley and Olczyk will have the game call against the division rival Detroit Red Wings beginning at 7:30 PM.
In addition, fans can look forward to a Chelios career feature story package that will debut on SportsNet Central on Thu, December 16 at 10:00 PM with a re-air on Chevy Blackhawks Pre-Game Live on Fri, December 17 at 7:00 PM. Plus, Comcast SportsNet’s newly-enhanced website, CSNChicago.com, will provide the following highlights beginning Mon, December 13:
- Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers will provide a feature story previewing Chris Chelios “Heritage Night” with a look back at his amazing 26-year NHL career with quotes and stories from former players and coaches; Myers will also pen a Top “7” Chelios moments feature piece.
- Chelios “Photo Gallery” taking a look back at his career in pictures.
- Video highlights of the “Heritage Night” on-ice, pre-game ceremony on Dec. 17, along with video of the Chelios feature airing on SportsNet Central.