Among a slew of announcements July 19, the Chicago Blackhawks and National Hockey League released their 2013-14 schedule. The Chicago Blackhawks schedule includes 17 nationally televised games, a game at Soldier Field, and at least one game against every team in the league. Here are a handful of games and stretches you cannot miss.
- Opening night is October 2, against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. The nationally televised game will include the raising of the 2013 Stanley Cup championship banner. Good luck getting tickets.
- Another announcement Friday was the agreement to allow NHL players to play in the 2014 Winter Olympics. This decision will see Hawk players in Russia, and keep Chicago away from the Madhouse for the entire month of February.
- February also has one of two seven game road trips. The Olympics split this trip into two segments before and after the games. The other is the infamous ‘Circus Trip’ ...