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RELEASE: Blackhawks to Honor Adam Burish with 'One More Shift'

Former forward to take 'One More Shift' on Tuesday, Jan. 7, prior to game against Calgary

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications /

The Chicago Blackhawks will honor former forward Adam Burish with "One More Shift" on Tuesday, Jan. 7, prior to the game against the Calgary Flames at 7:30 p.m. at the United Center.

In its fourth season, the "One More Shift" campaign allows fans to recognize former players one more time as they skate on the ice. Burish will join the team during the national anthem after the starting lineup has been announced on Tuesday, and in-arena elements will also feature Burish and the highlights of his career.

Video: Burish's importance to 2010 team

As previously announced, the Blackhawks are commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Stanley Cup Championship, one of the most unforgettable seasons in franchise history, through a series of 2010 Anniversary Night games, special content, events and appearances throughout the year.

Each 2010 Anniversary Night features a signature display of historical items and interactive photo opportunities in the United Center Atrium during pregame. For Tuesday night's game, Atrium doors will open at 4 p.m. with gates to the arena to follow at 6 p.m. Burish will participate in a live Q&A session moderated by NBC Sports Chicago's Pat Boyle in the Atrium at approximately 6:15 p.m.

The first 10,000 fans to enter the United Center on Tuesday will also receive a Jonathan Toews bobblehead, presented by Chicagoland & NW Indiana Chevy Dealers.

The 10th anniversary campaign will culminate in an on-ice celebration at the final 2010 Anniversary Night game on March 19, bringing together members of the team that returned the Stanley Cup to Chicago after 49 years. Fans will have the opportunity to collect the final item of the 2010 Championship-inspired giveaway series - a 2010 Replica Ring - at that game vs. Minnesota at 7:30 p.m. (first 10,000 fans; presented by NBC Sports Chicago).

Tuesday's game against Calgary can be seen on NBC Sports Chicago, the exclusive local television home for Blackhawks hockey, as well as streamed live online at and the "MyTeams by NBC Sports" app. It can also be heard on WGN Radio and Univision's TUDN Deportes Radio Chicago (Spanish). For more information, please visit


A nine-year National Hockey League veteran, Burish spent four seasons (2006-10) with the Blackhawks, registering 21 points (11G, 10A) in 169 regular-season games. He was a member of the Blackhawks 2010 Stanley Cup Champion team and played 15 games in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs, helping Chicago win its first title since 1961. In total, the winger tallied five points (3G, 2A) in 32 career postseason contests with Chicago.

Selected by the Blackhawks in the ninth round (282nd overall) of the 2002 NHL Draft, Burish played four seasons of collegiate hockey at the University of Wisconsin in his hometown of Madison. During the 2007-08 NHL season, he skated in a career-high 81 games and tallied eight points (4G, 4A). Burish played in 378 career NHL games with Chicago, Dallas (2010-12) and San Jose (2012-15), notching 60 career points (27G, 33A).

Following his retirement from hockey in 2016, Burish joined NBC Sports Chicago in 2017 as a Blackhawks analyst. The 36-year-old provides commentary during pregame and postgame shows alongside former teammate Patrick Sharp, as well as Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd and Jamal Mayers.

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