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WGN Radio To Provide Exclusive Coverage of the 2012 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 2012 Blackhawks Convention, taking place this weekend (July 20-22) at the Hilton Chicago. The coverage kicks-off Friday morning through Saturday afternoon and will include live updates and interviews from the Opening Ceremonies, three live show broadcasts and an all-star line-up of Blackhawks guests. The complete broadcast and guest schedule is below. In addition to the coverage on 720-AM, fans can also listen via, WGN Radio mobile apps, iHeartRadio or TuneIn. Details at Plus, will also provide fans with online coverage including interview audio, video and photos throughout the weekend.

Friday, July 20

Jonathon Brandmeier (live from WGN Radio studio)
8:35am: Coach Quenneville calls into the Jonathon Brandmeier show to preview the 2012 Chicago Blackhawks Convention.

Nick Digilio (filling in for Mike McConnell): 9:00am– 12:00pm
Nick Digilio broadcasts live from the Hilton Chicago foyer, overlooking the Grand Staircase. Scheduled guests include:

•9:35am: Sheldon Brookbank
•10:05am: John McDonough
•11:05am: John Wiedeman and Troy Murray

Garry Meier: 3:00 – 6:45pm
Garry Meier broadcasts live from the Normandie Lounge. Scheduled guests include:

•3:08pm: Eddie Olczyk
•5:00-6:00pm: Live updates from the Opening Ceremonies with Jordan Bernfield
•6:08pm: Daniel Carcillo
•6:22pm: Viktor Stalberg

Saturday, July 21

Sports Central: 3:00 – 5:30pm
Jim Memolo, Glen Kozlowski and special guest host Troy Murray broadcast live from the Continental Ballroom. Scheduled guests include:

•3:15-3:30pm: Joel Quenneville
•3:30-4:00pm: Patrick Sharp and Brent Seabrook
•4:00-4:30pm: Patrick Kane and Daniel Carcillo
•4:30-5:00pm: Andrew Shaw and Brandon Bollig
•5:00-5:30pm: Jonathan Toews

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