Chicago Blackhawks will get their season underway in just over a month, and on Wednesday the team announced its schedule of television broadcasting.
Comcast SportsNet Chicago Blackhawks will broadcast 51 games this year, with more than 20 airing on WGN-TV for the fall and winter. The remaining 11 games will be broadcast exclusively on NBC networks, with NBCSN and NBC airing these competitions at the national level.
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The season begins on October 12 playoff rematch against the St. Louis Blues. This game will be broadcast exclusively on NBCSN, and the local team debut will take place on October 14 against the Nashville Predators in the game, which will air on CSN Chicago. Continue reading “Chicago Blackhawks Announce 2016-17 Television Schedule”
Corey Crawford quickly that there is no interruption of training when you are the goalkeeper for the Canadian team, especially not during a team practice.
When you could take a short break as a goalkeeper? When Sidney Crosby or Stemkos down for 2-to-1? When Toews is the gap? When Doughty preparing to unload rocket slap shot from the circle?
The better question might be – who are more difficult to face?
“All of them,” Crawford said with a laugh. “It’s pretty difficult. … We did a lot of things the system so far, but still it’s great to be on the ice with this great talent and skill.”
Crawford is relishing the chance to play for the Canadian team for the first time since becoming a starting goaltender hawks “in the 2010/11 season and won two Stanley Cups.
It was uphill for Crawford Jersey to get personal recognition for the past five years as from the NHL and Hawks fans who suggest it as an easy scapegoat when the Hawks lose.
But berth on the Canadian team at the World Cup this month is one of the first bullet point on the resume Crawford he can call his own. Continue reading “Blackhawks’ Corey Crawford relishes chance to suit up for Team Canada”
Duncan Keith is not participating in the hockey World Cup for the team Canada in the injury of the causes prolonged right knee, Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman, and the possibility that he is not ready for the start of the regular season say.
“I try not to put any expectations on it,” Bowman, according to the Chicago Tribune, spoke in the media Thursday of the World Cup at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. “Are we just display. When he is ready, he is nothing to worry about I. Are ready, now, we are not trying to put a time frame on it. we are we and better feel the have to have ne exhibition of the game if you get in, if he was ready to play, he will play. ”
33-year-old defense is named to the Canadian team for the World Cup, but was withdrawn from the competition of August 24 in order to give extra time to rehab him to his knees. Keith is, he is to repair his meniscus tear in the right knee suffered during the 2015 Stanley Cup Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning, was underwent surgery on October 20 last year.
Black Hawks, to play the September 28 days for their first pre-season game Pittsburgh Penguins, will open the regular season Oct. 12 at home against the St. Louis Blues.
Keith, twice Norris Trophy winner, had nine goals and 34 assists last season 67 games. He added two assists in three goals and six playoff game.