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CSN announces Blackhawks/2015 Stanley Cup Final on-air/online coverage details

CSN announces Blackhawks/2015 Stanley Cup Final on-air/online coverage details

“Blackhawks Pre/Postgame Live” coverage (hosted by Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd & Jamal Mayers with featured coverage provided by

Blackhawks beat reporter Luke Stuckmeyer & CSNChicago.com Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers) before & after EVERY Stanley Cup Final Game!

“2015 Stanley Cup Final Media Day” LIVE from Tampa Bay to air on Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com (and via the NBC Sports Live Extra app) at 1:00 PM CT TOMORROW!

“Road to a Dynasty” segments to provide fans with extended highlights, interviews & expert analysis nightly within “SportsNet Central”;

expanded game preview coverage, interviews & discussion to air on “SportsTalk Live” weeknights at 5:00/5:30 PM!

CSNChicago.com to live stream every edition of “Blackhawks Pre/Post Game Live” (also available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app),

along with video highlights from every game, an interactive “Blackhawks Pulse” social media page, and extensive post-game reports from Myers and Stuckmeyer 

 

Chicago, IL (June 1, 2015) – Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com, the television & digital homes for the most comprehensive local coverage of the 2015 NHL Western Conference champion Chicago Blackhawks, is ready to bring fans even more wall-to-wall coverage throughout the 2015 Stanley Cup Final with comprehensive editions of Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live and Blackhawks Postgame Live presented by Hawk Fordbefore & after EVERY Blackhawks-Tampa Bay Lightning match-up, along with 24/7 multi-platform coverage and enhanced social media interaction throughout the championship series. 

Comcast SportsNet’s extensive coverage of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final begins TOMORROW (Tuesday, June 2) at 1:00 PM CT with LIVE coverage of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final Media Day from Tampa Bay, which will feature the official series kick-off press conference with Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville and numerous Blackhawks players, including Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane among others.  Stanley Cup Media Day coverage will also be streamed live on CSNChicago.com and will be made available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app.  Comcast SportsNet will also re-air Stanley Cup Media Day coverage tomorrow night at 11:00 PM immediately following GMC SportsNet Central.

Comcast SportsNet begins its Stanley Cup Final Game 1 coverage Wednesday at 5:00 PM with a special edition of SportsTalk Live presented by The Chevy Silverado, featuring host David Kaplan and a panel of local/national NHL experts, along with live talkback interviews with special guests who will be at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay.  At 6:00 PM, Comcast SportsNet will continue its extensive Stanley Cup Final coverage with SportsNet Central presented by Comcast Business, which will lead into a thorough Game 1 preview on Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live at 6:30 PM, showcasing hosts Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with the latest pre-game updates/analysis, plus detailed pre-game reports from CSN’s Blackhawks beat reporter Luke Stuckmeyer and CSNChicago.com Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers.  Following Game 1 on Wednesday, fans can look forward to an expanded edition of Blackhawks Postgame Live presented by Hawk Fordhosted by Boyle/Konroyd/Mayers, along with in-depth post-game reports from Stuckmeyer & Myers. Every edition of Blackhawks Post Game Live presented by Hawk Fordwill feature the live post-game press conference featuring Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper, plus - live locker room interviews with Blackhawks and Lightning players, and a thorough breakdown of every key goal, save and play.  NOTES: Following Game 1, Blackhawks Postgame Live will air on CSN+ beginning at approx. 9:45 PM and will be joined in progress on the main Comcast SportsNet channel location immediately following White Sox Postgame Live (exact channel locations available at CSNChicago.com)…plus, every edition of Blackhawks Pre/Post Game Live will also be streamed LIVE on CSNChicago.com and will be made available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app.

Throughout the Stanley Cup Final, fans are urged to tune into SportsNet Central’s “Road to a Dynasty” comprehensive Stanley Cup Final nightly segments at 6:30 PM, 10:00 PM, 10:30 PM and midnight on Comcast SportsNet showcasing numerous highlights, interviews, analysis, and comprehensive game reviews/previews.

Fans can get their Stanley Cup Final coverage underway starting at 9:00 AM each weekday morning on Comcast SportsNet with Kap & Haugh (hosted by CSN’s David Kaplan and Chicago Tribune columnist David Haugh).  Kap & Haugh will provide viewers with the latest Stanley Cup Final discussion, debate, special guests and much more.

Weekday afternoons during the Stanley Cup Final on Comcast SportsNet, fans can tune into SportsTalk Live presented by The Chevy Silverado.  Featuring host David Kaplan and a panel of local/national NHL experts and special guests, viewers can look forward to hearing the panel discuss/debate the hottest topics surrounding the Blackhawks third trip to the Stanley Cup Final in just six years.

From an online perspective, CSNChicago.com, will provide even more exclusive 24/7 Blackhawks-Lightning Stanley Cup Final content coverage including the following:

  • CSNChicago.com will stream EVERY edition of “Blackhawks Pre/Postgame Live” and EVERY Blackhawks postgame press conference (sponsored by Xfinity) LIVE providing insider access to coach Joel Quenneville and Blackhawks players addressing the media as it happens.
  • CSNChicago.com Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers will be on-site for EVERY home and road Stanley Cup Final game filing stories and video for each game and team practices, plus Myers will provide up-to-the-second Tweets via @TramyersCSN throughout the series, as will CSNChicago.com digital producers Scott Krinch (@scottiekrinch) and Charlie Roumeliotis (@croumeliotis) for home games for the network’s @CSNBlackhawks Twitter handle.
  • Video highlights from every Stanley Cup Final game, including in-game highlights after each period.  Pre-game interviews from morning skates will also be provided, as well as extensive post-game reaction from the locker room and analysis from the “Blackhawks Postgame Live” presented by Hawk Ford team.
  • “Blackhawks Pulse presented by AT&T U-Verse,” a one-stop social media hub that reveals the latest trending topics and player buzz from Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.  Plus, “Blackhawks Pulse” aggregates all Blackhawks player tweets, along with fan tweets that utilize the hashtag #HawksTalk. For additional 24/7 team updates on Twitter, fans are urged to follow @CSNBlackhawks.
  • BlackhawksTalk, CSNChicago.com’s high-velocity, real-time, comprehensive Blackhawks news and opinion section featuring original commentary, reporting and aggregation. BlackhawksTalk is under the banner of NBC SportsTalk, NBC’s successful digital franchise on NBCSports.com that includes ProFootballTalk, HardballTalk, ProBaskteballTalk, ProHockeyTalk, CollegeFootballTalk and GolfTalkCentral. SportsTalk was extended to CSNChicago.com through the creation of BlackhawksTalk, BullsTalk, CubsTalk, WhiteSoxTalk, BearsTalk, ChiFireTalk, PrepsTalk, IrishTalk and B1GTalk, which contains interactive content and continually updated insights from the network’s digital and on-air talent.
  • CSNChicago.com’s new state-of-the-art “AT&T U-Verse Lounge” to provide expanded Stanley Cup Final content through daily and weekly shows and segments.
  • CSNChicago.com’s Blackhawks content will also be distributed via its digital network of partnerships, including NBCSports.com, NBCNews.com, Yahoo! Sports and Xfinity.com.
  • Expanded coverage from Pat Boyle and Luke Stuckmeyer, CSN Chicago’s Blackhawks reporting team will provide pre-game and post-game coverage, along with digital content contribution and videos for CSNChicago.com throughout the playoffs.  Follow them on Twitter @CSNBoyle and @LukeStuckmeyer.
  • CSNChicago.com and ChicagoBlackhawks.com will collaborate in content creation and distribution throughout the playoffs to provide fans in-depth player interviews and features plus behind-the-scenes access to everything going on and off-the-ice within the Blackhawks organization. 

Note the following game-by-game breakdown of Comcast SportsNet’s coverage of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final:

BLACKHAWKS vs. LIGHTNING 2015 STANLEY CUP FINAL COVERAGE ON COMCAST SPORTSNET 

Game 1: Wednesday, June 3 (Blackhawks at Lightning)

5:00 PM – SportsTalk Live presented by The Chevy Silverado– Pre-game discussion & analysis with special guests and host David Kaplan featuring live reports and special guests from Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay

6:00 PM – SportsNet Central presented by Comcast Business – Expanded Blackhawks-Lightning Game 1 preview, along with a White Sox-Rangers game preview (airing at 7:00 PM on CSN) and much more from the day in sports.

6:30 PM – Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live – Special edition pre-game show hosted by Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with special reports from Tampa Bay provided by Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers & Blackhawks beat reporter Luke Stuckmeyer (NOTE: also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

9:45 PM – Blackhawks Post Game Live presented by Hawk Ford (time approx.) - Complete Game 1 post-game recap/analysis, plus live post-game press conferences and player interviews featuring hosts Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with live reports from Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay (NOTES: to air live on CSN+HD, viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for complete channel location details…to be joined in progress on the main Comcast SportsNet channel location immediately following White Sox baseball coverage…also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

10:30 PM – GMC SportsNet CentralFull Game 1 recap/analysis, along with the latest news/highlights from the day in sports

(NOTES: BLACKHAWKS at LIGHTNING GAME 1 AIRS EXCLUSIVELY ON NBC AT 7:00 PM…GAME 1 REPLAY TO AIR ON COMCAST SPORTSNET THURSDAY, JUNE 3 AT 3:00 PM)

Game 2: Saturday, June 6 (Blackhawks at Lightning)

5:30 PM – Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live – Special edition pre-game show hosted by Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with special reports from Tampa Bay provided by Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers & Blackhawks beat reporter Luke Stuckmeyer (NOTE: also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

9:00 PM – Blackhawks Post Game Live presented by Hawk Ford (time approx.) - Complete Game 2 post-game recap/analysis, plus live post-game press conferences and player interviews featuring hosts Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with live reports from Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay (NOTES: to air live on CSN+HD, viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for complete channel location details…to be joined in progress on the main Comcast SportsNet channel location immediately following Chicago Fire soccer coverage at 9:30 PM…also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

10:00 PM – GMC SportsNet CentralFull Game 2 recap/analysis, along with the latest news/highlights from the day in sports

(NOTES: BLACKHAWKS at LIGHTNING GAME 2 AIRS EXCLUSIVELY ON NBC AT 6:15 PM…GAME 2 REPLAY TO AIR ON COMCAST SPORTSNET SUNDAY, JUNE 7 at 7:00 PM & MONDAY, JUNE 8 at 2:30 PM)

Game 3: Monday, June 8 (Blackhawks vs. Lightning)

5:00 PM – SportsTalk Live presented by The Chevy Silverado– Pre-game discussion & analysis with special guests and host David Kaplan LIVE from the United Center

6:00 PM – SportsNet Central presented by Comcast Business – Expanded Blackhawks-Lightning Game 3 preview, along with a White Sox-Astros game preview (airing at 7:00 PM on CSN) and much more from the day in sports.

6:30 PM – Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live – Special edition pre-game show LIVE from the United Center hosted by Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with special reports provided by Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers & Blackhawks beat reporter Luke Stuckmeyer (NOTE: also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

9:45 PM – Blackhawks Post Game Live presented by Hawk Ford (time approx.) - Complete Game 3 post-game recap/analysis, plus live post-game press conferences and player interviews featuring hosts Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers LIVE from the United Center (NOTES: to air live on CSN+HD, viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for complete channel location details…to be joined in progress on the main Comcast SportsNet channel location immediately following White Sox baseball coverage…also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

10:30 PM – GMC SportsNet CentralFull Game 3 recap/analysis, along with the latest news/highlights from the day in sports

(NOTES: BLACKHAWKS vs. LIGHTNING GAME 3 AIRS EXCLUSIVELY ON NBCSN AT 7:00 PM…GAME 3 REPLAY TO AIR ON COMCAST SPORTSNET TUESDAY, JUNE 9 AT 2:30 PM)

Game 4: Wednesday, June 10 (Blackhawks vs. Lightning)

5:00 PM – SportsTalk Live presented by The Chevy Silverado– Pre-game discussion & analysis with special guests and host David Kaplan LIVE from the United Center

6:30 PM – Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live – Special edition pre-game show LIVE from the United Center hosted by Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with special reports provided by Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers & Blackhawks beat reporter Luke Stuckmeyer (NOTES: to air live on CSN+HD, viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for complete channel location details…also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

9:45 PM – Blackhawks Post Game Live presented by Hawk Ford (time approx.) - Complete Game 4 post-game recap/analysis, plus live post-game press conferences and player interviews featuring hosts Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers LIVE from the United Center (NOTE: also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

10:30 PM – GMC SportsNet CentralFull Game 3 recap/analysis, along with the latest news/highlights from the day in sports

(NOTES: BLACKHAWKS vs. LIGHTNING GAME 4 AIRS EXCLUSIVELY ON NBCSN AT 7:00 PM…GAME 4 REPLAY TO AIR ON COMCAST SPORTSNET THURSDAY, JUNE 11 AT 3:00 PM)

IF NECESSARY -- Game 5: Saturday, June 13 (Blackhawks at Lightning)

6:30 PM – Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live – Special edition pre-game show LIVE from Tampa Bay hosted by Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with special reports provided by Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers & Blackhawks beat reporter Luke Stuckmeyer (NOTES: to air live on CSN+HD, viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for complete channel location details…also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

9:45 PM – Blackhawks Post Game Live presented by Hawk Ford (time approx.) - Complete Game 5 post-game recap/analysis, plus live post-game press conferences and player interviews featuring hosts Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers LIVE from Tampa Bay (NOTE: also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

10:30 PM – GMC SportsNet CentralFull Game 5 recap/analysis, along with the latest news/highlights from the day in sports

(NOTES: BLACKHAWKS at LIGHTNING GAME 5 AIRS EXCLUSIVELY ON NBC AT 7:00 PM…GAME 5 REPLAY AIR/DATE TIME ON COMCAST SPORTSNET TBA)

IF NECESSARY -- Game 6: Monday, June 15 (Blackhawks vs. Lightning)

5:00 PM – SportsTalk Live presented by The Chevy Silverado– Pre-game discussion & analysis with special guests and host David Kaplan LIVE from the United Center

6:00 PM – Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live – Special, one-hour expanded pre-game show LIVE from the United Center hosted by Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with special reports provided by Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers & Blackhawks beat reporter Luke Stuckmeyer (NOTES: to air live on CSN+HD, viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for complete channel location details…also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

9:45 PM – Blackhawks Post Game Live presented by Hawk Ford (time approx.) - Complete Game 6 post-game recap/analysis, plus live post-game press conferences and player interviews featuring hosts Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers LIVE from the United Center (NOTE: also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

10:30 PM – GMC SportsNet CentralFull Game 6 recap/analysis, along with the latest news/highlights from the day in sports

(NOTES: BLACKHAWKS vs. LIGHTNING GAME 6 AIRS EXCLUSIVELY ON NBC AT 7:00 PM…GAME 6 REPLAY AIR/DATE TIME ON COMCAST SPORTSNET TBA)

IF NECESSARY -- Game 7: Wednesday, June 17 (Blackhawks at Lightning)

5:00 PM – SportsTalk Live presented by The Chevy Silverado– Pre-game discussion & analysis with special guests and host David Kaplan featuring live reports and special guests from Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay

6:00 PM – Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live – Special, one-hour edition pre-game show LIVE from Tampa Bay hosted by Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers with special reports provided by Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers & Blackhawks beat reporter Luke Stuckmeyer (NOTES: to air live on CSN+HD, viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for complete channel location details…also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

9:45 PM – Blackhawks Post Game Live presented by Hawk Ford (time approx.) - Complete Game 7 post-game recap/analysis, plus live post-game press conferences and player interviews featuring hosts Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers LIVE from Tampa Bay (NOTE: also streaming live on CSNChicago.com and available via the NBC Sports Live Extra app)

10:30 PM – GMC SportsNet CentralFull Game 7 recap/analysis, along with the latest news/highlights from the day in sports

(NOTES: BLACKHAWKS at LIGHTNING GAME 7 AIRS EXCLUSIVELY ON NBC AT 7:00 PM…GAME 7 REPLAY AIR/DATE TIME ON COMCAST SPORTSNET TBA)

(NOTE: Additional on-air/online Stanley Cup Final coverage details will be made available on CSNChicago.com over the course of the next two weeks.)

Charlie Tilson plays in Detroit for first time since getting injured in his MLB debut

Charlie Tilson plays in Detroit for first time since getting injured in his MLB debut

For over two years, Charlie Tilson was starting to look like his own version of "Moonlight" Graham, the player made famous in the movie "Field of Dreams" because he played in one major league game and never got to bat.

The White Sox traded for Tilson just before the trade deadline passed in 2016. Two days later he made his big league debut with the White Sox in Detroit. He got a single in his first at-bat, but left the game with an injury and missed the rest of the season. Tilson also missed all of the 2017 season and his MLB future was starting to come into question.

Back healthy, Tilson started this season in Triple-A Charlotte and hit .248 in 39 games when he got called up to replace Leury Garcia, who was placed on the disabled list. On Thursday, Tilson returned to a big league field for the first time in more than 20 months. He went 0-for-3 in a loss to Baltimore.

Friday marked a return to the site of Tilson's big league debut and the injury that made it such a brief stint. Tilson has now played three big league games, over the course of nearly 21 months, and two of them have been in Detroit.

Tilson went 1-for-4, meaning both his hits are in Comerica Park. The White Sox lost 5-4 after giving up three runs in the bottom of the eighth.

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Do the Cubs need to make a deal?

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Do the Cubs need to make a deal?

On this episode of SportsTalk Live, Fred Mitchell, Seth Gruen and Jason Goch join David Kaplan on the panel.

The Cubs bats come alive against the Giants while Theo says there have been plenty of trade rumors but no trade talks. Do the Cubs need to make a deal?

Plus, Ray Ratto joins Kap to talk about the Warriors struggles and the guys debate if LeBron is playing his final game in a Cavaliers uniform.

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below: