Blackhawks, Comcast SportsNet Announce 7 Game Home TV Schedule
Blackhawks and Comcast SportsNet have announced the complete schedule for GAME
ON!: The Home Series, a season long, seven game home series that will be
televised on Comcast SportsNet. The live, high-definition telecasts begin this
Sunday, November 11, as the Blackhawks take on the Red Wings, one of two
featured televised home games between the arch rivals.
in putting home games back on television is to bring the excitement and energy
of our great team back to Blackhawk fans,” said Blackhawks Chairman W. Rockwell
“Rocky” Wirtz. “We know that the more our fans are able to see the action of
games, the more they will want to come out to the
and experience it firsthand.”
includes games against division foes the Nashville Predators and the St. Louis
Blues, the Calgary Flames with perennial All-Star Jarome Iginla and visitors
from the west coast including the Phoenix Coyotes and the San Jose Sharks. The
full schedule is as follows:
November 11 6:00 p.m. vs.
November 30 7:30 p.m. vs.
December 9 6:00 p.m. vs.
December 26 7:30 p.m. vs.
January 6 6:00 p.m. vs.
March 7 7:30 p.m. vs.
March 23 2:00 p.m. vs.
game home series will be presented by the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana
SportsNet is excited to offer all seven of the Blackhawk’s
series throughout the 2007-08 season,” said James J. Corno, President of
Comcast SportsNet Chicago.
“In addition to home games being presented in crystal-clear high-definition, we
will deliver the experience of what it’s like to be at a Blackhawks game at the
United Center with live, on-site coverage during the pre and post-game show,
locker room access and player interviews, on-ice/in-game player access, along
with a number of additional in-game elements fans will certainly appreciate. With
a big thanks to our advertising partner Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Chevy
sports fans are in for a television experience like never before.”
each of the seven home game telecasts, Comcast SportsNet will air “Chevy
Blackhawks Pre-Game Live” featuring live reports from the
The games will be immediately followed by locker room interviews and head coach
Denis Savard’s press conference on “Blackhawks Post Game Live.”
proud to bring the Blackhawks into the homes of the millions of fans throughout
area,” said Tom Gollinger, President of the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana
Chevy Dealers Association and Dealer/Owner of Woodfield Chevrolet. “The
Blackhawks are a great complement to the Chevy brand, matching our drive to
succeed and exhibiting spirited performances every day on the ice.”
attendance at the game on November 11 will join the team and special guests in
celebrating this season’s inaugural home telecast. Live music will be featured
throughout the main concourse before and after the game and fans will enjoy
period breaks throughout the night to mark the occasion with celebration.
can find Comcast SportsNet on Comcast Cable and RCN channel 37, DIRECTV channel
640 and DISH Network channel 429. Comcast SportsNet is available in HD on
Comcast Cable channel 200, RCN channel 540, Wide Open West (WOW) channel 220,
DIRECTV channel 640-HD and DISH Network channel 379-HD. Viewers can visit
www.comcastsportsnet.com for the exact channel location of Comcast SportsNet in