JC Corcoran fills in for Dean, and chats with Chicago Blackhawks’ play-by-play man John Wiedeman about the upcoming hockey season.
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Nick D has Eddie Olczyk on moments after the Blackhawks officially announce a return to hockey in 2013!
It’s back to work for the NHL. The lockout that paralyzed the league for 119 days officially ended Saturday night when the NHL and NHLPA signed a Memorandum of Understanding — a mini version of the collective bargaining agreement — after the union ratified the agreement that was reached last Sunday earlier Saturday. The Blackhawks will start training camp on Sunday.
The Chicago Blackhawks will open the shortened 2013 NHL season Jan. 19 on the road against the reigning Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, a source confirmed Wednesday.
Yahoo “Puck Daddy” Greg Wyshynski assesses which side won the lockout & what the Blackhawks will look like in the shortened season.
Finally, Dean gets further Blackhawk updates from Jordan Bernfield.
Dean quickly talks about the new Blackhawks deal with David Kaplan.
Dean welcomes Chris Kuc, Tribune Blackhawks beat reporter, to chat about the great news!
The NHL and players association reached an agreement on the framework of a new collective bargaining agreement early Sunday morning, ending the lockout that began Sept. 15. Click here for more details from the Chicago Tribune.