FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 27th, 2013
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE & RALLY TO AIR LIVE TOMORROW MORNING BEGINNING AT 9:00 AM ON COMCAST SPORTSNET & CSNChicago.com!
Network to celebrate Chicago’s second Cup title in just 4 years with FOUR HOURS of LIVE championship celebration coverage!
Viewers can get interactive throughout the celebration by utilizing the Twitter hashtag #HawksParade
Plus – CSN will replay Monday night’s Stanley Cup championship clinching win over Boston at 1:00 PM!
Chicago, IL (June 27, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and the most comprehensive coverage of the 2013 STANLEY CUP CHAMPION CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS, will be celebrating with the entire city of Chicago with its LIVE, FOUR-HOUR coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championship Parade & Rally beginning at 9:00 AM CT tomorrow morning (Friday, June 28). Comcast SportsNet’s live Stanley Cup Championship celebration coverage is presented ChevyDrivesChicago.com and Your Chevy Dealers. In addition, Comcast SportsNet’s newly-enhanced website, CSNChicago.com, will also be providing a LIVE video stream of the entire parade & rally beginning at 9:00 AM. Comcast SportsNet will be re-airing the parade/rally in its entirety at 11:00 PM on Friday night.
Comcast SportsNet’s celebratory Blackhawks championship parade and rally coverage will be hosted by Pat Boyle (@CSNBoyle), Mark Schanowski (@MarkSchanowski) and David Kaplan (@thekapman) live from the rally’s central location at Hutchinson Field in downtown Chicago’s Grant Park. In addition, Chris Boden (@CSNBoden), Chuck Garfien (@ChuckGarfien) and Luke Stuckmeyer (@LukeStuckmeyer) will be providing viewers with live reports from parade’s origination at the United Center, on the team busses, along the parade route and in Grant Park for the centerpiece celebration. CSN’s coverage will also include aerial shots throughout the event, along with lighthearted interviews with many of the rabid fans that will be attending the day’s festivities.
Plus, CSNChicago.com’s Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers will also provide interactive reports from the media bus via Twitter (@TraMyersCSN) and CSN’s production team will have even more coverage of the day via @HawksTalkCSN. Fans can also get interactive with CSN’s Blackhawks Stanley Cup parade/rally coverage throughout the morning and afternoon by utilizing the Twitter hashtag #HawksParade.
In addition to live streaming the entire four-hour Stanley Cup parade/rally, CSNChicago.com’s “2013 Quest for the Cup” page (www.csnchicago.com/show/blackhawks-quest-cup) will act as an on-demand video warehouse for all the Stanley Cup parade/rally activities featuring on-going highlight videos and photo galleries from the big event. This special digital section already includes more than 350 videos, including numerous game highlights and exclusive interviews, along with a look back at the playoff journey, round-by-round, with game recaps provided by Myers.
Plus – as an additional treat for Blackhawks fans – Comcast SportsNet will replay Monday night’s Stanley Cup Final Game 6 “NHL on NBC” championship-clinching win over the Boston Bruins immediately following the rally at 1:00 PM, which will lead right into the network’s live doubleheader White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians coverage beginning at 3:30 PM.