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Blackhawks, United Center Capture Second Straight Golden Matrix Award

Tuesday, 01.27.2009 / 12:06 PM / News
By Chicago Blackhawks Press Release
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Blackhawks, United Center Capture Second Straight Golden Matrix Award
For the second consecutive year, the Chicago Blackhawks Game Operations Department and United Center Scoreboard Operations Department have received the Golden Matrix Award for Best Overall Video Display in the National Hockey League at the 2009 Information Display and Entertainment Association (IDEA) Conference.

Now it its 26th year, IDEA has been the premiere professional organization for the big screen video display and game entertainment industry.  Its members include organizations from the NHL, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Football League, and several minor leagues and universities throughout North America.

At the annual conference, an award is given in each sport category to the organization voted to have the best video scoreboard and game entertainment display.  The Blackhawks’ NHL peers selected the team’s display to be the best in the league. Chicago’s game operations is spearheaded by Executive Producer of Game Presentation Tom O’Grady, while Sergio Lozano serves as the senior director of scoreboard operations at the United Center.