FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
COMCAST SPORTSNET TO REPLAY ALL SIXTEEN CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS 2015 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF VICTORIES, ALONG WITH THE CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE/RALLY CELEBRATION!
Relive the “Journey” beginning Sunday, July 12 at 7:00 PM CT
Chicago, IL (July 2, 2015) – Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, will provide its viewers with a special programming gift this summer entitled Chicago Blackhawks: A Championship Journey presented by ChevyDrivesChicago.com and Your Chevy Dealers.
Beginning Sunday, July 12 at 7:00 PM CT, this extraordinary, five-day (July 12-16) summertime journey will give viewers the opportunity to relive (and DVR) all of the excitement and glory of the Blackhawks amazing Stanley Cup championship run with complete game replays of every Blackhawks Stanley Cup Playoff victory in the Western Conference Round 1 series vs. Nashville, Round 2 vs. Minnesota, the Western Conference Final vs. Anaheim – plus, the heart-pounding 2015 Stanley Cup Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning, which earned the Blackhawks their third Stanley Cup Championship in just six years.
Comcast SportsNet will televise the first of its 16 Stanley Cup Playoff game replays on Sunday evening, July 12 at 7:00 PM beginning with Game 1 of the Blackhawks opening round series at Nashville, which featured the Blackhawks storming back from a 3-0 deficit to win the game 4-3 in double-OT. The remaining three wins from this series will air on the following dates/times: (Round 1/Game 3 vs. Nashville – Sun, July 12 at 11:00 PM), (Round 1/Game 4 vs. Nashville – Mon, July 13 at 2:00 PM), and (Round 1/Game 6 vs. Nashville – Mon, July 13 at 7:00 PM). NOTE: All games from this series were original Comcast SportsNet Chicago telecasts.
Over the course of the following four days/nights (featuring the original “NHL on NBC” telecasts), Comcast SportsNet will air all four wins from their Western Conference/Round 2 sweep against Minnesota (starting Tuesday, July 14 at 1:30 PM) and all four wins from their thrilling, seven-game Western Conference Final series against Anaheim (starting Wednesday, July 15 at 12:30 PM). Then — on Thursday, July 16 beginning at 12 NOON — Comcast SportsNet will carry all four Stanley Cup Final victories against the Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning, including the Stanley Cup championship-clinching Game 6 home ice victory at 6:45 PM, which will feature the post-game, on-ice presentation of the Stanley Cup and Duncan Keith’s reception of the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. Additional coverage from Comcast SportsNet’s Blackhawks Postgame Live presented by Hawk Ford will also be included, which features expanded championship celebration coverage from the United Center. Also on Thursday, July 16, CSN will replay its acclaimed, exclusive-access coverage of the 2015 Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championship Parade & Rally at 9:00 PM. (NOTE: The entire schedule for Comcast SportsNet’s Chicago Blackhawks: A Championship Journey is included in this announcement. Game replays will only be made available within Comcast SportsNet Chicago’s regular NHL viewing territory.)
From a digital standpoint, fans are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s “BlackhawksTalk” section (csnchicago.com/blackhawks), which includes numerous Stanley Cup game highlights and exclusive interviews, along with a look back at the team’s amazing playoff journey, round-by-round, with game recaps provided by Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers. Fans can also get interactive during all games of Comcast SportsNet’s special marathon presentation of Chicago Blackhawks: A Championship Journey by utilizing the Twitter hashtag #HawksTalk.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS: A CHAMPIONSHIP JOURNEY
presented by ChevyDrivesChicago.com and Your Chevy Dealers
Sunday, July 12
7:00 PM – Round 1/Game 1: Blackhawks at Nashville (4-3 double-OT win — Blackhawks erase three-goal first period deficit; eventual Conn Smythe Trophy winner Keith scores game-winner)
11:00 PM – Round 1/Game 3: Nashville at Blackhawks (4-2 win — Darling starts in net for first time in career; Toews w/goal & assist in victory)
Monday, July 13
2:00 PM – Round 1/Game 4: Nashville at Blackhawks (3-2 triple-OT win — Darling w/50 saves; Seabrook scores thrilling game-winner)
7:00 PM – Round 1/Game 6: Nashville at Blackhawks (4-3 series-clinching win — Keith scores game-winner late in third period)
Tuesday, July 14
1:30 PM – Round 2/Game 1: Minnesota at Blackhawks (4-3 win — Wild erase three goal deficit, but Teravainen scores game-winner late in second period to cap win)
3:30 PM – Round 2/Game 2: Minnesota at Blackhawks (4-1 win — Kane w/two goals; Crawford 30 saves)
7:00 PM – Round 2/Game 3: Blackhawks at Minnesota (1-0 win — Crawford w/30 saves in shutout win; Kane scores)
11:00 PM – Round 2/Game 4: Blackhawks at Minnesota (4-3 series-clinching win — Seabrook, Shaw, Kane, Hossa score; Blackhawks hold off late third period flurry by Wild)
Wednesday, July 15
12:30 PM – Western Conference Final/Game 2: Blackhawks at Anaheim (3-2 triple-OT win — longest game in Blackhawks franchise history; Crawford w/60 saves; Kruger scores game-winner)
4:00 PM – Western Conference Final/Game 4: Anaheim at Blackhawks (5-4 double-OT win — six total third period goals, three each by Blackhawks & Ducks; Vermette scores game-winner)
9:30 PM – Western Conference Final/Game 6: Anaheim at Blackhawks (5-2 win — Blackhawks force a Game 7 thanks to three, key assists from Keith; Kane w/goal & assist in second period)
11:30 PM – Western Conference Final/Game 7: Blackhawks at Anaheim (5-2 series-clinching win — Blackhawks head back to Stanley Cup Final thanks to two first period goals from Toews; Kane w/three assists)
Thursday, July 16
12 NOON – Stanley Cup Final/Game 1: Blackhawks at Tampa Bay (2-1 win — Teravainen w/game-tying goal in third period and notches assist on Vermette’s game-winner)
2:15 PM – Stanley Cup Final/Game 4: Tampa Bay at Blackhawks (2-1 win — Crawford w/24 key saves; Saad scores game-winner in third period)
4:30 PM – Stanley Cup Final/Game 5: Blackhawks at Tampa Bay (2-1 win — pivotal Game 5 victory featured Vermette’s game-winner early in third period; stellar defensive showcase for Hjalmarsson; Crawford w/31 big saves)
6:45 PM – Stanley Cup Final/Game 6: Tampa Bay at Blackhawks (2-0 Stanley Cup Championship-clinching shutout win!…first time Blackhawks win title at home since 1938!…Keith wins Conn Smythe Trophy as Playoff MVP! Highlighted by goals via Keith and Kane, along with 25 saves for Crawford, Blackhawks earn their third Stanley Cup title in just six years!)
9:00 PM – Chicago Blackhawks 2015 Stanley Cup Championship Parade & Rally (replay of Comcast SportsNet’s acclaimed, behind-the-scenes coverage of the historic downtown parade celebration on the streets of downtown Chicago and rally at Soldier Field)
All times Central Time
Schedule Subject to Change