Patrick Kane joins Chris Boden for a brief one-on-one chat before the Blackhawks’ 3-1 win over Arizona on Sunday. They talk about overcoming an inconsistent start to the year and bright spots in the play of some of the young guys like Gustav Forsling, veterans giving everyone the opportunity to be vocal in the dressing room, and more.
Coach Q joins The Steve Cochran Show live from the MB Ice Arena to talk about how cool the new building really is. Q said they are wowed every single day that they come here. Tommy Wingles has added so much to the team as he is scoring goals and killing penalties. The power play has been ‘less than okay.’
Chris Boden sits down for a one-on-one with Blackhawks defenseman Jan Rutta, who talks about rising to the challenge to prove he belongs with the Blackhawks in the first quarter of the season, establishing a rapport with his roommate and blue line partner Gustav Forsling, modeling his game after Peter Forsberg when he played forward as a kid, and more.
Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy joins The Steve Cochran Show for our “Breakfast with a Blackhawk” segment to talk about all things hockey. Connor says that even though he’s an adult, he still has to take advice from his dad. He also said he doesn’t think the NHL will expand to Europe because of the time changes.
Chris Boden visits with Blackhawks VP of Amateur Scouting Mark Kelley for a conversation on the pride among the Hockey Operations and Scouting departments that came from hosting the NHL Draft over the summer, the growth of the Chicagoland area in terms of a talent pool, the returns so far for 2017 first-rounder Henri Jokiharju and other prospects, and more.