CSN to carry live Blackhawks Convention Opening Ceremony

Wednesday, 07.24.2013 / 11:56 AM
Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Chicago, IL (July 24, 2013) -- Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, is ready to start up the 2013-14 NHL season in a big way with exclusive, LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage from the sold out 2013 Blackhawks Convention, which is being held downtown this weekend (July 26-28) at the Hilton Chicago.

On Friday, July 26 beginning at 5 p.m. CT (hosted by SportsTalk Live’s David Kaplan), Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com will provide viewers with every thrill-packed moment of the convention’s opening ceremonies featuring introductions of Blackhawks players/coaches/front office executives, the singing of the National Anthem, exciting Stanley Cup championship video montages, plus – a special live interview with a Blackhawks player immediately following the ceremony and much more! (NOTE: Comcast SportsNet will also provide a late night replay the Convention’s opening ceremonies at 12:30 a.m.)

In addition, Comcast SportsNet’s Chris Boden will file reports for SportsNet Central (6:30 p.m., 10 p.m., 10:30 p.m. and midnight) featuring interviews with Blackhawks players, coaches and fans. Plus, CSNChicago.com’s Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers will be providing fans with additional, comprehensive digital coverage throughout the weekend with exclusive convention video highlights and numerous players/coaches/front office executive interviews.

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