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White Sox To Honor Blackhawks Olympians Opening Day

Home Opener Ceremonies Highlighted by Blackhawks Olympians, BoDeans

Saturday, 03.20.2010 / 10:00 PM / News
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White Sox To Honor Blackhawks Olympians Opening Day
CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox Opening Day ceremonies at U.S. Cellular Field will feature a special tribute and ceremonial first pitch by four members of the Chicago Blackhawks who competed in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, along with a pregame acoustic and National Anthem performance by The BoDeans, one of America's premier rock bands.

Patrick Kane (United States), Duncan Keith (Canada), Brent Seabrook (Canada) and Jonathan Toews (Canada) all participated in the Winter Olympics.  Keith, Seabrook and Toews won Gold for host Canada and Kane took home Silver as a member of America's team. Toews also was voted best forward of the Games.

Prior to the first pitch Kurt Neumann and Sam Llanas of the BoDeans will play a special acoustic set on the field.  Hailing from Waukesha, Wis., the BoDeans are promoting the release of MR. SAD CLOWN, their debut collection of fifteen original songs, which will be released on Tuesday, April 6.

Opening Day is Monday, April 5 at U.S. Cellular Field as the White Sox face the Cleveland Indians at 1:05 p.m.  The game will be broadcast on Comcast SportsNet Chicago.