Blackhawks Game To Be Featured In First NHL/NBC "Hockey Day In America" Celebration

The inagural "Hockey Day in America," a joint effort between the NHL and NBC, will originate from Chicago on Feb. 20. To accommodate being chosen as the Game of the Week for that day, the Blackhawks have moved their 3 p.m. start time against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the United Center to 2:30 (Central time). This will be the only meeting between the two teams, the last two to have won the Stanley Cup, this sesaon. The Penguins have not made a regular season visit to the United Center since Feb. 27, 2009.

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To satisfy your thirst for hockey information, NBC will broadcast six hours of everything hockey from Milennium Park's ice rink, beginning at 11 a.m. (Central time) on the 20th.

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In conjunction with the inagural "Hockey Day In America" celebration, the Blackhawks are holding a drawing. Twenty-five lucky winners will get a chance to skate on the rink at Milennium Park with current players on Feb. 19. Time and players paticipating in the skate will be announced later. Among the prizes for one Grand Prize winner will be a pair of tickets to the Blackhawks/Penguins game Feb. 20, access to the press box and a tour of the Blackhawks' locker room, are among the p0rizes for one lucky winner. The contest ends Feb. 16.

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