Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV announces 2016-2017 Blackhawks Schedule

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks are back on WGN-TV for the 2016-2017 NHL season. This year’s WGN-TV Blackhawks schedule starts with a preseason game against the defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins on September 30th. The first regular season game is against Nashville on October 15th. The schedule features matchups against former Stanley Cup finalists Philadelphia and Los Angeles, as well as former Blackhawks star Andrew Shaw’s first visit back to the United Center as a member of the Montreal Canadiens on November 13th.

Most notably, WGN-TV features 5 primetime weeknight games. Overall, WGN will televise 21 Blackhawks games (one preseason and 20 regular season), with pregame and postgame shows for selected games. Play-by-play announcer Pat Foley returns alongside former Blackhawk Eddie Olczyk, who will again provide analysis. A complete schedule of games is below:

Day
Date
Game
Pregame
Game Coverage
Postgame
Fri
09/30/16
Blackhawks
@
Pittsburgh
(Preseason)
6:00 PM
Sat
10/15/16
Blackhawks
vs
Nashville
 
7:30 PM
Sat
10/22/16
Blackhawks
vs
Toronto
 
6:00 PM
8:30 PM
Fri
10/28/16
Blackhawks
@
New Jersey
 
6:00 PM
6:30 PM
Sat
11/05/16
Blackhawks
@
Dallas
 
6:30 PM
7:00 PM
Sun
11/13/16
Blackhawks
vs
Montreal
 
6:00 PM
8:30 PM
Wed
11/23/16
Blackhawks
@
San Jose
 
9:00 PM
Sat
11/26/16
Blackhawks
@
Los Angeles
 
9:30 PM
Sat
12/03/16
Blackhawks
@
Philadelphia
 
12:00 PM
2:30 PM
Sun
12/18/16
Blackhawks
vs
San Jose
 
6:00 PM
8:30 PM
Fri
12/30/16
Blackhawks
@
Carolina
 
6:00 PM
6:30 PM
Sun
01/08/17
Blackhawks
vs
Nashville
 
6:00 PM
8:30 PM
Tue
01/10/17
Blackhawks
vs
Detroit
 
7:00 PM
7:30 PM
Sun
01/22/17
Blackhawks
vs
Vancouver
 
6:00 PM
6:30 PM
Sat
02/04/17
Blackhawks
@
Dallas
 
6:30 PM
7:00 PM
Sat
02/11/17
Blackhawks
@
Edmonton
 
9:00 PM
Sat
02/18/17
Blackhawks
vs
Edmonton
 
6:00 PM
8:30 PM
Fri
03/03/17
Blackhawks
vs
NY Islanders
 
7:00 PM
7:30 PM
Sun
03/19/17
Blackhawks
vs
Colorado
 
6:00 PM
8:30 PM
Sat
03/25/17
Blackhawks
@
Florida
 
6:00 PM
8:30 PM
Tue
04/04/17
Blackhawks
@
Colorado
 
7:30 PM
8:00 PM
 
 
WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news, sports and entertainment.  WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station, and can be seen on WGN-TV, CLTV, WGNTV.com and the WGN-TV News and Live apps.  WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Tribune Broadcasting’s classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s This TV movie network affiliate.  WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station.  For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com