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Thursday, January 7th, 2021

NBC SPORTS CHICAGO ANNOUNCES ITS CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS 2020-21 NHL REGULAR SEASON COVERAGE DETAILS

NBC Sports Chicago’s 50-Game Regular Season Blackhawks Schedule Gets Underway against the Defending Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning on FRIDAY, JANUARY 15

Featuring the Hall of Fame tandem of PAT FOLEY & EDDIE OLCZYK with the Game Call;

Special Opening Night Editions of “Blackhawks Pre/Postgame Live” to air Wednesday, January 13

 

LIVE STREAMING of EVERY Blackhawks Telecast on NBC Sports Chicago – including Surrounding Pre/Postgame Programming –

to be Made Available to Authenticated Subscribers on NBCSportsChicago.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app

 

PAT BOYLE, STEVE KONROYD, JAMAL MAYERS, ADAM BURISH and PATRICK SHARP Return for NBC Sports Chicago’s ‘Blackhawks Pre/Postgame Live’ Coverage

 

NBCSportsChicago.com/”MyTeams” app to Feature In-Depth Reporting from Blackhawks Insider CHARLIE ROUMELIOTIS and Blackhawks Digital Reporter/Producer SCOTT KING; Additional Season-Long Blackhawks Content to also include New Episodes of the “Blackhawks Talk” Podcast,

along with 24/7 Social Media Content via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram from the network’s crew of Blackhawks Experts 

“Blackhawks Season Preview Special” presented by ChevyDrivesChicago.com to air Tuesday, January 12 at 6:00 PM & 10:00 PM CT

 

Chicago, IL (January 7, 2021) – NBC Sports Chicago – THE EXCLUSIVE, LOCAL HOME of the CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – has announced its 2020-21 NHL regular season coverage details featuring 50 Blackhawks games (25 home, 25 road), live streaming of EVERY GAME and surrounding Blackhawks Pre/Postgame Live coverage to authenticated subscribers via NBCSportsChicago.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app, along with massive season-long, fan-focused digital/audio Blackhawks content offerings. (NOTE: Fans located anywhere in the U.S. can download MyTeams for free on iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.)

NBC Sports Chicago’s 2020-21 NHL regular season Blackhawks game night coverage schedule gets underway on Friday, January 15, as the visiting Blackhawks face the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning live from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.  Game night coverage begins at 5:30 PM CT with Blackhawks Pregame Live presented by ChevyDrivesChicago.com.  Veteran Blackhawks expert/host Pat Boyle (@BoyleNBCS) will be joined by studio analysts, former Blackhawks defensive standout Steve Konroyd (@Stevekonroyd) and Blackhawks Community Liaison/2013 Stanley Cup champion Jamal Mayers (@jamalmayers), for a complete pre-game analysis and roster match-up breakdown.  Puck drop takes place at 6:00 PM featuring the always-entertaining game call from the Hall of Fame tandem of Pat Foley and Eddie Olczyk.  Immediately following the game, fans can look forward to an expanded edition of Blackhawks Postgame Live presented by Hyundai featuring Blackhawks head coach Jeremy Colliton’s live post-game press conference, along with post-game player reaction, expanded highlights, studio “demo” area analysis, a preview of upcoming opponents and much more.  NOTES: Blackhawks legend/three-time Stanley Cup Champion Patrick Sharp (@10PSharp) and former Blackhawks winger/2010 Stanley Cup Champion Adam Burish will also serve as additional Blackhawks studio analysts throughout the season.  Among the 50 Blackhawks games on NBC Sports Chicago’s telecast schedule also includes the team’s HOME OPENER on Friday, January 22 against the Original Six rival (and new Central Division foe) Detroit Red Wings.  Home opener coverage begins with Blackhawks Pregame Live at 6:30 PM, face-off at 7:00 PM followed by Blackhawks Postgame Live at 9:30 PM (time approx.).

On Wednesday, January 13, NBC Sports Chicago will deliver special surrounding Opening Night pre/post coverage of NBCSN’s “Wednesday Night Hockey” NHL lineup headlined by the Blackhawks facing the Lightning at 7:00 PM CT.  NBC Sports Chicago/NBCSportsChicago.com/”MyTeams by NBC Sports” app will carry a special Opening Night edition of Blackhawks Pregame Live presented by ChevyDrivesChicago.com at 6:30 PM featuring Boyle, Konroyd and Mayers for a thorough game preview, along with player/coaches interviews and game predictions.  As soon as the game ends on NBCSN (approx. 9:30 PM), fans can flip back to NBC Sports Chicago for Blackhawks Postgame Live presented by Hyundai for post-game analysis, player/coaches reaction and game highlights.  NOTE: In addition to the January 13 season opener, five additional, nationally-exclusive Blackhawks telecasts will air on NBC/NBCSN (schedule subject to change): Sun, Jan. 24 vs. Detroit (11:30 AM – NBC), Wed, Jan. 27 at Nashville (6:30 PM – NBCSN), Wed, Feb. 17 at Detroit (6:30 PM – NBCSN), Sun, Feb. 28 vs. Detroit (6:00 PM – NBCSN) and Wed, Apr. 21 vs. Nashville (6:00 PM – NBCSN).

In addition, on Tuesday, January 12 at 6:00 PM CT, Blackhawks fans can look forward to a sneak preview of the upcoming NHL season with the Blackhawks Season Preview Special presented by ChevyDrivesChicago.com.  Hosted by Boyle, along with analysis via Konroyd and Mayers, this half-hour special will have fans fully prepped for the upcoming season featuring a comprehensive look at this year’s Blackhawks roster, a recap of all the off-season moves, along with season predictions and special guest interviews.  NOTE: The Blackhawks Season Preview Special is also scheduled to re-air later in the evening on Jan. 12 at 10:00 PM and on Wed, Jan. 13 at 3:30 PM.

Throughout the season, Blackhawks fans can also visit NBCSportsChicago.com/Blackhawks and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app for 24/7 expert digital coverage via Blackhawks Insider Charlie Roumeliotis (@CRoumeliotis) and Blackhawks digital reporter/producer Scott King (@ScottKingMedia) featuring in-depth pre/postgame reports, player/coaches interviews, highlight videos, special features, galleries and much more.  In addition, NBC Sports Chicago will provide Blackhawks fans with numerous social media content offerings on Facebook (Facebook.com/NBCSChicago) and Twitter (@NBCSBlackhawks & @NBCSChicago), along with a multitude of team & player fun facts/photos/quick video offerings via Instagram (‘NBCSChicago’). 

On audio, NBC Sports Chicago delivers the always-informative “Blackhawks Talk” Podcast hosted by Boyle, along with Roumeliotis, King and NBC Sports Chicago’s roster of Blackhawks experts.  With new episodes premiering every Tuesday & Friday, the “Blackhawks Talk” podcast features in-depth Blackhawks/NHL discussion on the hottest topics and breaking news throughout the season, along with special guest interviews with Blackhawks players/coaches/front office execs and additional NHL experts from coast-to-coast.  Fans can download all of NBC Sports Chicago’s podcasts at NBCSportsChicago.com/podcasts and simply subscribe to them via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher.  The podcasts can be played on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.

Please note NBC Sports Chicago’s complete Blackhawks season coverage schedule below (schedule subject to change):

 

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2020-21 Chicago Blackhawks Schedule

 

REGULAR SEASON

 

  1. Fri, Jan 15            6:00 pm        @ Tampa Bay
  2. Sun, Jan 17          6:00 pm        @ Florida
  3. Tue, Jan 19          6:00 pm        @ Florida
  4. Fri, Jan 22            7:00 pm        vs. Detroit (HOME OPENER)
  5. Tue, Jan 26          7:00 pm        @ Nashville
  6. Fri, Jan 29            7:00 pm        vs. Columbus
  7. Sun, Jan 31          6:00 pm        vs. Columbus
  8. Tue, Feb 2           7:00 pm        vs. Carolina
  9. Thu, Feb 4           7:00 pm        vs. Carolina
  10.  Sun, Feb 7          2:00 pm        @ Dallas
  11.  Tue, Feb 9          7:30 pm        @ Dallas
  12.  Thu, Feb 11         7:00 pm        vs. Columbus
  13.  Sat, Feb 13         7:00 pm        vs. Columbus
  14.  Mon, Feb 15        6:30 pm        @ Detroit (NBCSCH+)
  15.  Fri, Feb 19           6:00 pm        @ Carolina
  16.  Sat, Feb 20         6:00 pm        @ Carolina (NBCSCH+)
  17.  Tue, Feb 23         6:00 pm        @ Columbus
  18.  Thu, Feb 25         6:00 pm        @ Columbus
  19.  Sat, Feb 27         7:00 pm        vs. Detroit
  20.  Thu, Mar 4           7:00 pm        vs. Tampa Bay
  21.  Fri, Mar 5            7:00 pm        vs. Tampa Bay
  22.  Sun, Mar 7          1:30 pm        vs. Tampa Bay
  23.  Tue, Mar 9           7:30 pm        @ Dallas
  24.  Thu, Mar 11         7:30 pm        @ Dallas
  25.  Sat, Mar 13         6:00 pm        @ Florida
  26.  Mon, Mar 15        6:00 pm        @ Florida
  27.  Thu, Mar 18         6:00 pm        @ Tampa Bay
  28.  Sat, Mar 20         6:00 pm        @ Tampa Bay
  29.  Tue, Mar 23         7:00 pm        vs. Florida
  30.  Thu, Mar 25         7:00 pm        vs. Florida
  31.  Sat, Mar 27         7:00 pm        vs. Nashville
  32.  Sun, Mar 28        7:00 pm        vs. Nashville
  33.  Tue, Mar 30         6:30 pm        vs. Carolina
  34.  Thu, Apr 1           7:00 pm        vs. Carolina
  35.  Sat, Apr 3            2:00 pm        @ Nashville
  36.  Sun, Apr 4           4:00 pm        @ Nashville
  37.  Tue, Apr 6           7:00 pm        vs. Dallas
  38.  Thu, Apr 8           7:00 pm        vs. Dallas
  39.  Sat, Apr 10          6:00 pm        @ Columbus
  40.  Mon, Apr 12        6:00 pm        @ Columbus
  41.  Thu, Apr 15         6:30 pm        @ Detroit
  42.  Sat, Apr 17          6:00 pm        @ Detroit
  43.  Fri, Apr 23           7:00 pm        vs. Nashville
  44.  Tue, Apr 27         7:00 pm        vs. Tampa Bay
  45.  Thu, Apr 29         7:00 pm        vs. Florida
  46.  Sat, May 1           7:00 pm        vs. Florida
  47.  Mon, May 3         6:00 pm        @ Carolina
  48.  Tue, May 4          6:00 pm        @ Carolina
  49.  Thu, May 6          7:00 pm        vs. Dallas
  50.  Sat, May 8           7:00 pm        vs. Dallas

 

Regular season: 25 Home, 25 Road

All Times Central Time

Schedule Subject to Change

All Game Telecasts will be preceded by “Blackhawks Pregame Live” and followed by “Blackhawks Postgame Live”

(NBCSCH+) designates NBC Sports Chicago Plus telecasts; for specific channel location details, please visit NBCSportsChicago.com/channel-finder

 

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