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Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

NBC SPORTS CHICAGO TO REPLAY EVERY WIN FROM THE 2013 CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON BEGINNING MONDAY, MAY 18

NBC Sports Chicago & NBCSportsChicago.com to air 2013 Blackhawks “Classic” Championship Season Replays Daily at 4:00 PM CT

Chicago, IL (May 12, 2020) – NBC Sports Chicago has announced additional pro game replacement programming as the network will be re-airing all 16 Stanley Cup Playoff wins from the Chicago Blackhawks 2013 championship season.  The 2013 lockout-shortened Blackhawks campaign began with a franchise record-breaking 21-0-3 start, culminating with the unforgettable championship-clinching “17 seconds” moment against the “Original Six” rival Boston Bruins.  NBC Sports Chicago is scheduled to air 2013 Blackhawks “Classics” telecasts daily at 4:00 PM CT beginning Monday, May 18 through Tuesday, June 2 (May 29 & 30 airings begin at 3:30 PM).  Authenticated NBC Sports Chicago subscribers can also stream every “Classic” match-up online via NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive. (NOTES: “White Sox Rewind” replays from the 2005 championship season will air nightly at 7:00 PM beginning Saturday, May 16; all “Classic” and “Rewind” game replays will only be made available to viewers within NBC Sports Chicago’s designated viewing territory; schedule subject to change.)

Please note NBC Sports Chicago’s 2013 Blackhawks “Classics” game schedule beginning Monday, May 18 at 4:00 PM; complete “Classics” calendar schedule here: NBCSportsChicago.com/Classic:

Monday, May 18

Western Conference Quarterfinals-Game 1: Minnesota at Blackhawks (From 4/30/13 — 2-1 OT win — Bickell with the OT game-winner)

Tuesday, May 19

Western Conference Quarterfinals-Game 2: Minnesota at Blackhawks (From 5/3/13 — 5-2 win — Sharp with a pair of goals)

Wednesday, May 20

Western Conference Quarterfinals-Game 4: Blackhawks at Minnesota (From 5/7/13 — 3-0 win — Crawford with 25 big saves in shutout win; two more goals from Sharp)

Thursday, May 21

Western Conference Quarterfinals-Game 5: Minnesota at Blackhawks (From 5/9/13 — 5-1 series-clinching win — Two goals from Hossa; Sharp scores his fifth in five games)

Friday, May 22

Western Conference Semifinals-Game 1: Detroit at Blackhawks (From 5/15/13 — 4-1 win — Hossa, Oduya, Kruger & Sharp all find the back of the net)

Saturday, May 23

Western Conference Semifinals-Game 5: Detroit at Blackhawks (From 5/25/13 — 4-1 win — Down 3-1 in the series, Blackhawks storm back with two goals from Shaw; Bickell/Toews also score; Crawford w/25 saves)

Sunday, May 24

Western Conference Semifinals-Game 6: Blackhawks at Detroit (From 5/27/13 — 4-3 win — Down 3-1 in this game, the amazing series comeback continues with three third period goals coming from Handzus, Bickell, along with Frolik’s penalty shot game-winner)

Monday, May 25

Western Conference Semifinals-Game 7: Detroit at Blackhawks (From 5/29/13 — 2-1 OT series-clinching win — One of the greatest playoff series comebacks in Chicago sports history is completed by Seabrook’s blistering game/series-winning shot in OT)

Tuesday, May 26

Western Conference Finals-Game 1: Los Angeles at Blackhawks (From 6/1/13 — 2-1 win — Back-to-back goals from Sharp/Hossa)

Wednesday, May 27

Western Conference Finals-Game 2: Los Angeles at Blackhawks (From 6/2/13 — 4-2 win — Shaw, Seabrook, Bickell & Handzus all score)

Thursday, May 28

Western Conference Finals-Game 4: Blackhawks at Los Angeles (From 6/6/13 — 3-2 win — Down 2-1 in this game, Kane ties it late in the 2nd period, while Hossa gets the game-winner in the 3rd)

Friday, May 29

Western Conference Finals-Game 5: Los Angeles at Blackhawks (From 6/8/13 — 4-3 double-OT, series-clinching win — Kane’s 2nd goal of the game at 16:08 in the 3rd gave the Blackhawks the lead, but not before the Kings tied it with :10 left in regulation…however, thanks to a brilliant feed from Toews, it was “Hat Trick” Kane’s heroics once again, this time in double-OT, sending the Blackhawks back to the Stanley Cup Final.)

Saturday, May 30

Stanley Cup Final-Game 1: Boston at Blackhawks (From 6/12/13 — 4-3 triple-OT win – This thrilling Stanley Cup Final Game 1 ignited a raucous United Center crowd well past midnight featuring Shaw’s triple-OT game-winner; Crawford with an outstanding 51-save performance)

Sunday, May 31

Stanley Cup Final-Game 4: Blackhawks at Boston (6/19/13 — 6-5 OT win — This high-scoring game featured Blackhawks goals from Handzus, Toews, Kane and Kruger, but it was yet another Seabrook game-winning OT blast that tied this series at two games apiece.)

Monday, June 1

Stanley Cup Final-Game 5: Boston at Blackhawks (6/22/13 — 3-1 win — Pivotal Game 5 victory featured a pair of goals from Kane; Crawford with 24 huge saves)

Tuesday, June 2

Stanley Cup Final-Game 6: Blackhawks at Boston (6/24/13 — 3-2 win…In one of the most miraculous finishes in history of sports, the Blackhawks, down 2-1 with 1:16 left in regulation, saw Bickell & Bolland scoring the game-tying & game-winning goals just :17 apart to give the Blackhawks their second Stanley Cup title in four years!)

All games are 4:00 PM Central Time

Same day re-airs to follow 7PM 2005 “White Sox Rewind” airings

Schedule Subject to Change

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