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WGN Radio to provide exclusive coverage of Blackhawks Convention

by WGN Radio Press Release / Chicago Blackhawks

WGN Radio 720, the official radio home of the Chicago Blackhawks, will provide exclusive, live coverage from the sold-out 2011 Blackhawks Convention, taking place this weekend (July 15-17) at the Hilton Chicago.  The coverage kicks-off Friday morning through Saturday afternoon and will include live updates and interviews from the Opening Ceremonies, four live show broadcasts and an all-star line-up of Blackhawks guests.  The complete broadcast schedule is below.

In addition to the coverage on 720-AM, fans can also listen online at and on mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, BlackBerry and Droid. Details at

Friday, July 15

Mike McConnell Show: 8:30 AM – 12:45 PM
Mike McConnell and special co-host Dave Eanet broadcast live from the Hilton Chicago foyer, next to the Grand Staircase. Scheduled guests include:

  • 10:05AM: John McDonough
  • 10:35AM: John Wiedeman and Troy Murray
  • 11:05AM: John Scott
  • 12:05PM: Stan Bowman

Garry Meier Show: 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Garry Meier broadcasts live from the Normandie Lounge. Scheduled guests include:

WGN Sports Night: 7:00 – 10:00 PM
David Kaplan, Brian Noonan & Andrea Darlas broadcast live from the Normandie Lounge. Scheduled guests include:

  • 7:38PM: Eddie Olczyk and Joel Quenneville
  • 8:08PM: John Wiedeman and Troy Murray
  • 8:38PM: Corey Crawford
  • 9:08PM: Tony Esposito
  • 9:38PM: Denis Savard

Saturday, July 16

Sports Central, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Jim Memolo, Glen Kozlowski and special co-host Troy Murray broadcast live from the Grand Ballroom. Scheduled guests include:

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