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The 720 WGN Chicago Blackhawks Podcast

The 720 WGN Chicago Blackhawks Podcast


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The 720 WGN Chicago Blackhawks Podcast




Blackhawks 720 Podcast | Not so sunny start in the Sunshine State

After the Blackhawks 5-4 OT loss to the Florida Panthers, Chris Boden and Joe Brand jump into the studio to chat about the slow star to the season. You’ll hear audio from the postgame zoom from Jeremy Colliton, Dominik Kubalik, and Kevin Lankinen as the team now returns to Chicago for their Friday night matchup […]


Highlights: Florida Panthers 5 – Chicago Blackhawks 4 – OT – 1/19/21

Chicago Blackhawks at Florida Panthers – January 19, 2021 Boxscore | Recap


‘Blackhawks Live’ 01/18/21: Calvin de Haan on the team’s start and his craft brewery, Steve Konroyd on Ian Mitchell

In the second show of the 2020-2021 season, Chris Boden and Nick Gismondi welcomed defenseman Calvin de Haan and NBC Sports Chicago hockey analyst Steve Konroyd. de Haan discussed the team’s start and how his craft brewery is doing, and Konroyd talks about what he sees in Ian Mitchell and more! ‘Blackhawks Live’ is presented […]


Highlights: Florida Panthers 5 – Chicago Blackhawks 2 – 1/17/21

Chicago Blackhawks at Florida Panthers – January 17, 2021 Boxscore | Recap


Highlights: Tampa Bay Lightning 5 – Chicago Blackhawks 2 – 1/15/21

Chicago Blackhawks at Tampa Bay Lightning – January 15, 2021 Boxscore | Recap


Dave Plier’s conversation with Chicago Blackhawks legend Tony Esposito

WGN Radio’s Dave Plier shares his conversation with legendary goalie ‘Tony O.’, Tony Esposito, about memories of hockey and childhood in Sault Ste. Marie in Ontario, 15 years with the Blackhawks, his goaltending style and his role as Chicago Blackhawks Ambassador.


Highlights: Tampa Bay Lightning 5 – Chicago Blackhawks 1 – 1/13/21

Chicago Blackhawks at Tampa Bay Lightning – January 13, 2021 Boxscore | Recap


Troy Murray previews the 2021 NHL Season

The Blackhawks open the 2021 NHL season tonight against the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning . Blackhawks Radio color analyst, Troy Murray, joined Jon Hansen (in for Bob Sirott) and Dave Eanet to talk about the return of hockey, and what Blackhawks fans should watch for during this season. With Jonathan Toews, Kirby […]


Blackhawks Coach Jeremy Colliton on his contract extension, the start of the NHL season, and Corey Crawford

Believe it or not, the puck drops on the NHL season tomorrow. Just over 100 days ago, the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars to win their first Stanley Cup since the 2003-04 season. Tomorrow night, they host our Blackhawks. Coach Jeremy Colliton, who just signed a two-year contract extension, joined Jon Hansen (in […]


The inaugural edition of ‘Blackhawks Live’ featuring Dylan Strome and Troy Murray!

In the first episode of ‘Blackhawks Live,’ presented by, Chris Boden talks to newly extended Dylan Strome about getting back on the ice, what it was like being the captain of the Canadian World Juniors team back in 2017 and the similarities that Kirby Dach felt after being named captain. Later in the show, […]


‘Blackhawks Crazy’ gets a new name! ‘Blackhawks 720’ is the new podcast, with a preview of the season ahead

New season, new name! We’re not as “Crazy” anymore but Chris Boden & Joe Brand are back doing their thing on this new Blackhawks 720 Podcast ahead of Wednesday’s season opener. They discuss where the roster stands, hear from Calvin de Haan & Andrew Shaw, & react to Corey Crawford’s sudden retirement. Like the podcast? […]


WGN Radio debuts weekly ‘Blackhawks Live’ show beginning January 11

CHICAGO (January 6, 2021) – WGN Radio will debut “Blackhawks Live” on Monday, January 11 from 7pm to 8pm. Hosted by Chris Boden and Nick Gismondi, this hour-long weekly show will feature in-depth analysis and news on the Chicago Blackhawks throughout the upcoming hockey season. “This is going to be a must-listen for Blackhawks fans,” said […]


Blackhawks Crazy Podcast | Hockey is back!

Don’t blink! You might miss training camp! It’s underway and on this new Blackhawks Crazy Podcast, Chris Boden shares some early observations about the action on the ice and the attitude on & off it in the wake of a few key injuries. You’ll hear from Patrick Kane, Dylan Strome after signing his new contract […]


Press box announcer Harvey Wittenberg talks Chicago Blackhawks upcoming season and more

Chicago Blackhawks press box announcer Harvey Wittenberg joins Phil Manicki, in for John Landecker, to discuss recent player injuries, changes in the front office and much more! You can purchase Harvey’s book, “Tales from the Chicago Blackhawks Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Blackhawks Stories Ever Told,” here.


Blackhawks Crazy Podcast | (Another) Blackhawk Down

The Blackhawks have already been dealt two huge setbacks before training camp begins Sunday, with Tuesday’s announcement that Jonathan Toews is out indefinitely due to an unknown illness. Chris Boden and Joe Brand discuss the ramifications on top of Kirby Dach’s major wrist surgery on this new Blackhawks Crazy Podcast. Plus you’ll hear from the […]


Blackhawks Crazy Podcast | The 2021 schedule is released

All of a sudden, the season is just three weeks away! After all this waiting, this new Blackhawks Crazy Podcast with Chris Boden and Joe Brand takes a look at the whirlwind 56-game schedule that begins on January 13th, the familiar foes the Hawks will be sick of seeing by the first weekend in May, […]


Blackhawks Crazy Podcast | Restructure in the front office has been cemented

The Blackhawks cemented their organizational structure for the future this week, & on tis new Blackhawks Crazy Podcast, Chris Boden & Joe Brand discuss & hear from CEO Danny Wirtz, GM Stan Bowman being promoted to President of Hockey Operations & Jamie Faulkner as the new President of Business Operations, and the challenges they face […]


Kendall Coyne Schofield shares her journey to becoming the Blackhawks’ first-ever female development coach

Bob Sirott speaks with Kendall Coyne Schofield, Player Development Coach and Youth Hockey Growth Specialist for the Blackhawks. Kendall is the organization’s first-ever female development coach and shares the story of her journey to become an Olympian and 5-time world champion and how these experiences prepared her for her current position with the Blackhawks.


Blackhawks Crazy Podcast | A new, yet familiar, face joins the Blackhawks

Kendall Coyne Schofield broke another barrier and signed on the with the Blackhawks Monday. On this latest “Blackhawks Crazy” Podcast you’ll hear from the Chicagoan on her new role as a Player Development Coach as Chris Boden and Joe Brand react and discuss the impact of her hiring. Plus, the guys dive into where talks […]


Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick’s favorite Blackhawks broadcast: When they lifted the Stanley Cup at home for the first time since World War II

Earlier this week, Hall of Fame broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick announced his decision to retire after 47 years of calling professional hockey games, including 15 as the lead play-by-play announcer for the NHL on NBC. “Doc” took the time to talk to Bob Sirott and Dave Eanet about his legendary career. Emrick, who was the […]