CSN airing Stanley Cup clincher


CSN airing Stanley Cup clincher

Comcast SportsNet will be re-airing Blackhawks Classics until the NHL lockout comes to an end. Tune in tonight at 7:00 p.m. to catch the 2010 Stanley Cup clincher when Patrick Kane scored the game-winning goal in overtime and the Blackhawks took the Cup back home to Chicago.

On June 9, 2010, the Blackhawks were clinging to a 3-2 lead in the series and in Game 6 against the Flyers as the Stanley Cup Finals looked to be coming to an end late in regulation.

But the Flyers' Scott Hartnell delivered a clutch goal with 3:59 left to play, setting the stage for Kane's heroics in overtime.

Just over four minutes into the extra period, Kane sent a wrister past goalie Michael Leighton. Those in attendance at the game and watching on TV were stunned for a brief moment, as nobody could tell for sure if Kane's shot had gone in.

But Kane knew, and he immediately started rejoicing with teammates on the ice as the Flyers skated off in awe.

Kane's game-winner snapped a 47-year Stanley Cup drought for the Blackhawks and ensured his name would live on forever in NHL lore.

Need more reasons to watch? Here are some additional memorable moments from the miraculous season:
--The Blackhawks won all three games played at the United Center in the 2010 Stanley Cup Final.
--Four of the six games in the 2010 Stanley Cup Final were decided by one goal.
--Kane led the Hawks with 8 points in the series vs. Philadelphia.
--Toews led the NHL with 22 assists in the 2010 playoffs.
--Patrick Sharp led the Blackhawks with four goals in the series.
--Dustin Byfuglien led the NHL with five game-winning goals in the 2010 playoffs.
--Duncan Keith led Chicago with six assists in the series vs. Philadelphia.
--Marian Hossa won the Cup in 2010 after being on the losing team the previous two years.
--Andrew Ladd was on the Stanley Cup-winning team in both 2006 and 2010.
--John Madden was on the Stanley Cup-winning team in 2000, 2003 and 2010.
--Toews won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2010 for playoff MVP.
--It was the fourth Stanley Cup in Blackhawks team history.
So throw on your jersey, invite your friends over and relive this exciting game tonight since this is the most NHL action we may see for a while. Besides, you're not going to want to go out in tonight's windy, snowy mess anyways.
Join the conversation during tonight's game by using HawksClassics on Twitter.

Blackhawks announce plans for NHL Draft Fan Fest

Blackhawks announce plans for NHL Draft Fan Fest

With exactly a month to go until Chicago hosts the 2017 NHL Draft for the first time ever, the Blackhawks and league announced Wednesday their plans for Fan Fest held outside the United Center on June 23 and 24.

A handful of Blackhawks players and alumni will be in attendance and made available for photo opportunities, as will the Stanley Cup. Fans will also be able to explore the NHL Centennial Fan Arena, "a 53-foot museum truck with an innovative interior featuring more than 1,000 square feet of interactive digital displays, original video content, one-of-a-kind historical memorabilia, unique photo moments and a social media wall," according to the press release.

A full list of activities, special guest appearances and schedule will be posted at a later date.

Friday's events will run from 3 to 9 p.m. while Saturday's festivites will go from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Parking Lot C, north of the United Center.

Additional passes for the weekend will be made available to the public starting June 9. For more information, visit chicagoblackhawks.com/fanfest.

Blackhawks Talk Podcast: Vinnie Hinostroza talks rookie season and new wrinkle to offseason training


Blackhawks Talk Podcast: Vinnie Hinostroza talks rookie season and new wrinkle to offseason training

On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, forward Vinnie Hinostroza joins Pat Boyle and evaluates his rookie season, tells us how he has added MMA and Ju-jitsu to his offseason training and is he going to room with Ryan Hartman next season?

Plus, Tracey Myers joins Pat to discuss Patrick Kane’s first interview this offseason, the latest on the Blackhawks coaching moves and tournament fall-out for Artemi Panarin, Marcus Kruger and Alex DeBrincat.

Listen to the latest episode of the Hawks Talk Podcast below.