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Olczyk gets shoutout from broadcast partner at Wrigley Field

Foley asks Chicago for loud well-wishes for friend being treated for cancer

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There's just nothing like having a great teammate. Count Chicago Blackhawks TV broadcaster Pat Foley among the best.

Foley appeared at Wrigley Field to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh-inning stretch at a Chicago Cubs game Friday and made it all about his booth partner Ed Olczyk, who is being treated for colon cancer and has had surgery to remove a tumor.

Before singing a unique redition of the classic, Foley shouted to the crowd, "Let Eddie O hear you all the way in the suburbs!" The fans responded with a roar.

Tweet from @CSNChicago: "Let Eddie O hear ya all the way in the suburbs!" pic.twitter.com/uzFb0eemBJ

Foley also wore a Cubs jersey with Olczyk's name and the former Blackhawks forward's No. 16 sewn on the back.

Olczyk, a veteran of 16 NHL seasons and member of the 1994 Stanley Cup champion New York Rangers, has been a Blackhawks analyst for Comcast SportsNet Chicago since 2006-07 in addition to his work with NBC Sports.

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