CSN & CSNChicago.com to carry live Opening Ceremonies coverage of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention

CSN & CSNChicago.com to carry live Opening Ceremonies coverage of the 2013 Blackhawks Convention
July 24, 2013, 9:15 am
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Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com to air LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage on Friday, July 26 at 5:00 PM CT hosted by David Kaplan

Chris Boden and Tracey Myers to provide complete Convention coverage throughout the weekend on ‘SportsNet Central’ & CSNChicago.com with exclusive videos, player interviews, live Tweets & more

Chicago, IL (July 24, 2013) -- Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, is ready to start up the 2013-14 NHL season in a big way with exclusive, LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage from the sold out 2013 Blackhawks Convention, which is being held downtown this weekend (July 26-28) at the Hilton Chicago.

On Friday, July 26 beginning at 5:00 PM CT (hosted by SportsTalk Live’s David Kaplan), Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com will provide viewers with every thrill-packed moment of the convention’s opening ceremonies featuring introductions of Blackhawks players/coaches/front office executives, the singing of the National Anthem, exciting Stanley Cup championship video montages, plus – a special live interview with a Blackhawks player immediately following the ceremony and much more! (NOTE: Comcast SportsNet will also provide a late night replay the Convention’s opening ceremonies at 12:30 AM.)

In addition, Comcast SportsNet’s Chris Boden will file reports for SportsNet Central (6:30 PM, 10:00 PM, 10:30 PM and midnight) featuring interviews with Blackhawks players, coaches and fans. Plus, CSNChicago.com’s Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers will be providing fans with additional, comprehensive digital coverage throughout the weekend with exclusive convention video highlights and numerous players/coaches/front office executive interviews.

Fans can follow Myers’ Blackhawks Convention updates all weekend long via Twitter @TraMyersCSN, along with Boden (@CSNBoden) and Kaplan (@thekapman). In addition, CSN Chicago digital producer Nina Falcone (@HawksTalkCSN) will provide live blogging coverage via “Blackhawks Talk” on CSNChicago.com – including real-time news stories, behind-the-scenes photos/videos, fan interviews and live Tweets.