CSN's Bears PGL to stream LIVE on CSNChicago.com & ChicagoBears.com this Sunday

CSN's Bears PGL to stream LIVE on CSNChicago.com & ChicagoBears.com this Sunday

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COMCAST SPORTSNETS BEARS POST GAME LIVE TO STREAM LIVE ON CSNChicago.com & ChicagoBears.com THIS SUNDAY, SEPT. 23

Former Bears LB Hunter Hillenmeyer to make his Bears PGL debut

CHICAGO, IL (September 21, 2012) In conjunction with the Chicago Bears, Comcast SportsNet, the television home of Bears Post Game Live presented by Illinois Back Institute, will be providing fans with a LIVE STREAM of the popular Bears post-game show on BOTH ChicagoBears.com & CSNChicago.com immediately following the Bears-Rams game this Sunday, September 23 (approx. 3:00 PM). The show will air in its entirety on Comcast SportsNet immediately following White Sox Post Game Live at approx. 6:00 PM.

Bears Post Game Live is a 90-minute post-game show hosted by SportsNet Centrals Chris Boden (@CSNBoden) featuring a team of expert analysts including former Bears quarterback Jim Miller (@15Miller), former Bears offensive linemanveteran Chicago sports media personality Dan Jiggetts and -- a new addition to Bears PGL starting this Sunday -- former Bears standout linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer (@hthill).

In addition to the lively and spirited banter from the stars of the show, Bears Post Game Live also features live post-game press conferences with coaches and players from both teams with SportsNet Centrals Bears beat reporter Kip Lewis (@CSNKipLewis) and CSNChicago.com Bears Insider John Moon Mullin (@CSNMoonMullin) providing immediate post-game interviews with Bears players inside & outside the locker room.

Plus there will a special Bears PGL Interactive segment within the show hosted by Nicole Darin (@NicoleDarin). Fans can interact with the show by following CSNChicago.coms live Bears blog during the game and post-game by sending in their questionscomments to the Bears PGL team via Twitter by utilizing the BearsTalk hashtag. Select comments will be featured on the show and on CSNs lower third on-screen ticker.

Chicago native Brandon McCoy returns home for McDonald's All-American Game

Chicago native Brandon McCoy returns home for McDonald's All-American Game

The 2017 McDonald's All-American Game will be without an Illinois high school basketball player for the second consecutive year.

While the local drought for elite IHSA talent continues, this year's McDonald's game at least has a Chicago native in the mix as 7-foot big man Brandon McCoy is returning home to participate in the game. McCoy is considered the No. 15 prospect in the country according to Rivals.com.

A native of the West Side of the city, McCoy moved to San Diego during his middle school years, but he still has a lot of family and friends in Chicago supporting him.

A five-star prospect who is deciding between Arizona, Michigan State, Oregon and UNLV, McCoy has already been back to Chicago once during his high school career to compete at the Proviso West Holiday Tournament as a junior.

McCoy will take the floor with the West Team at the United Center tonight as he's one of six uncommitted prospects in the game.

Ryan Hartman returns for Blackhawks vs. Penguins

Ryan Hartman returns for Blackhawks vs. Penguins

PITTSBURGH — Ryan Hartman has played on the right side of that line for most of this season. Now back in the lineup, he knows he has to stay on it.

Hartman will play after missing Monday's game as a healthy scratch when the Blackhawks face the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. Hartman took a few bad penalties, including an unsportsmanlike conduct, against the Florida Panthers last weekend, so he sat vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning. The rookie knows he has to get back to the more disciplined hockey he's played most of the season. 

"I don't change my game. I think you take the message and deliver the message," Hartman said. "Obviously, no one likes to not play, everyone wants to play games and no one likes to sit out games. It's definitely something that I took to heart. I'm just going to go out there and just try to play like I've been playing and get on the scoresheet. Just stay off it for the wrong reasons."

Coach Joel Quenneville said Hartman has to stay on the right side of the line.

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"Know there are boundaries and sometimes you get watched a little bit more," Quenneville said. "The way they're calling the game, the way it's being officiated, be respectful. You still have to be hard to play against and find that limit, how far you can push it but you get a good feel on that early in games."

The Penguins are on a three-game winless streak (0-2-1) and are dealing with some injuries. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that, while Evgeni Malkin (shoulder) is close to returning, he won't play against the Blackhawks.

Broadcast information

Time: 7 p.m.
TV: NBCSN
Live stream: NBC Sports app
Radio: WGN 720 AM

Blackhawks lines

Nick Schmaltz-Jonathan Toews-Richard Panik
Artemi Panarin-Tanner Kero-Patrick Kane
Ryan Hartman-Marcus Kruger-Marian Hossa
John Hayden-Dennis Rasmussen-Tomas Jurco

Defensive pairs 

Duncan Keith-Niklas Hjalmarsson
Johnny Oduya-Brent Seabrook
Brian Campbell-Trevor van Riemsdyk

Goaltender

Corey Crawford

Injuries 

Artem Anisimov (left leg)

Penguins lines

Conor-Sheary-Sidney Crosby-Bryan Rust
Chris Kunitz-Nick Bonino-Patric Hornqvist
Scott Wilson-Carter Rowney-Phil Kessel
Tom Kuhnhackl-Oskar Sundqvist-Josh Archibald

Defensive pairs

Brian Dumoulin-Justin Schultz
Ian Cole-Chad Ruhwedel
Cameron Gaunce-Mark Streit

Goaltender

Marc-Andre Fleury

Injuries

Evgeni Malkin (shoulder), Trevor Daley (knee), Daniel Sprong (shoulder), Jake Guentzel (concussion), Olli Maatta (hand), Kris Letang (upper body), Carl Hagelin (foot), Ron Hainsey (upper body)