Thursday, April 10th, 2014


CSN’s Blackhawks & Bulls “Playoff Fever” specials preview both teams’ first round opponents featuring expert analysis,

player status updates & interviews, plus – key season highlights & much more

Chicago, IL (April 10, 2014) – Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and the most comprehensive coverage of the playoff-bound Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls, will be providing viewers with a pair of playoff preview specials in advance of both teams’ goal of a championship title.

On Monday, April 14 at 11:00 PM CT, Comcast SportsNet will carry Blackhawks Fever: Playoff Preview, which will behosted by Blackhawks Pre/Postgame Live’s Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd.  The half-hour special will provide a detailed, inside look at the Blackhawks first round Stanley Cup Playoffs opponent featuring expert analysis from Konroyd, along with the very latest player status updates on team standouts Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, a look back the past regular season featuring key highlights, plus – player/coaches interviews and a preview of every Stanley Cup first round playoff match-up.

In addition, on Thursday, April 17 at 11:00 PM CT, fans can look forward to Bulls Fever: Playoff Preview, hosted by CSN’s Bulls Pre/Postgame Live tandem of Mark Schanowski and Will Perdue.  Akin to the Blackhawks playoff preview special, viewers will get an inside look at the Bulls first round NBA Playoffs opponent featuring standout analysis from Perdue, along with the latest team/player news, interviews, key highlights from the regular season and a look around the league as the NBA Playoffs season gets underway.

Blackhawks and Bulls fans can also interact with the Playoff Fever specials by utilizing the Twitter hashtags #HawksTalk and #BullsTalk to share their comments, thoughts and predictions.  Fans are also urged to visit throughout the teams’ playoff runs for up-to-the-minute news, interviews, highlights and much more.