Even if it was for a brief moment, it was great to see Eddie Olczyk back in the broadcast booth.
The Blackhawks TV analyst joined Pat Foley during the first intermission of Saturday's Blackhawks-Blue Jackets game to give an update on his condition after he was diagnosed with colon cancer in August.
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Olczyk also received a standing ovation after he was shown on the Blackhawks jumbrotron in between stoppage of play in the first period, and fans chanted "Edd-ie, Edd-ie, Edd-ie!"
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Adam Burish and Pat Boyle discuss which Blackhawks could be on the trading block and what players are building blocks for the Hawks future.
Burish also shares a couple memorable trade deadline days and his “near” return to the Blackhawks in 2012. Plus, he makes his bold trade deadline prediction for the Hawks.
Listen to the full Blackhawks Talk Podcast right here:
The Blackhawks have banned the four fans — who were ejected from Saturday's game against the Washington Capitals for their racist remarks towards Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly — from future home games.
On Monday, a Blackhawks spokesperson released this statement:
We have contacted the select individuals involved in the incident on Saturday to notify them that they are no longer welcome at our home games. Racist comments and other inappropriate behavior are not tolerated by the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Blackhawks also wanted to remind fans that they can alert security at the United Center by texting the following to 69050: UCASSIST <SPACE> followed by the seating section, row and a brief description of the issue.