In Game

After years of mediocre success on the ice, the last 10 years of Blackhawks domination has reinvigorated the Blackhawks fanbase, and you’ll encounter a sellout at each and almost every Blackhawks game. The festive atmosphere surrounding the team has made every game a must-attend event, so you can’t go wrong attending a game no matter who is in town.

The thrill of attending a Hawks game kicks off before you even enter the arena as fans will lineup outside the United Center before the doors open. Once inside the arena grab some delicious food and brews at one of the United Center’s amazing concession stands, featuring some of the best of Chicago. Here you’ll find all kinds of cuisine ranging from barbecue to veggie burgers. Make sure to get to your seat because you wouldn’t want to miss taking part in the incredible pre-game traditions, such as the pre-game light show & the national anthem,

Following the anthem, sit back and enjoy the action. The Hawks consistently have one of the best teams in the game featuring a collection of All-Stars that any diehard hockey fan would salivate at the opportunity to see play live. If you’re making a trip to Chicago, then make sure to attend a Blackhawks game for one of the best experiences around the NHL & in sports!

Things to check out

Stan Mikita and Bobby Hull Statues

The Stan Mikita and Bobby Hull statues outside the United Center are a must see for any hockey fan. These statues honor two of the greatest players in Blackhawks history and harken back to the team’s 1960-61 Stanley Cup winning team.

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Banners

The Blackhawks and Bulls are two of the most historically successful teams in their respective leagues, so you’ll find lots of banners hanging from the rafters. These banners honor the greatest players and teams in these franchises history so take note of the greats & the six Stanley Cup Victories!

Jordan Statue

Yes, you’ll be going for a Blackhawks game, but the Michael Jordan statue found outside of the United Center is one of the most famous statues in all of sports. The statue honors the greatest player in Bulls and NBA history, so make sure to snap a picture with the statue during your visit to the United Center.

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Scottie Pippen Statue

In 2011, the Bulls unveiled a statue to honor Jordan’s partner in crime, Scottie Pippen. Stop by the statute near the Gate 7 entrance to get the most out of your visit to Chicago.

Johnny “Red” Kerr Statue

Kerr served as the Bulls broadcaster for 35 years and was the team’s first head coach in 1966-67 so stop by the statue honoring him to pay tribute to the Bulls pre-Jordan history.

Jim Cornelison and the National Anthem

Blackhawk fans have a tradition that might sound weird at first, but it’s sure to put chills down your spine when you experience it live or for a big game. Jim Cornelison is the famous opera signer who has sung the national anthem at the United Center since 2007, and fans think of him as part of the team as much as the players, coach, and owners.

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Gene Honda

Gene Honda is one of the best PA announcers in the business and has been the voice of the Chicago Blackhawks since 1990. Be on alert for this calls throughout the game as you wouldn’t want to miss them!

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Tommy Hawk

The Blackhawks mascot “Tommy Hawk” entertains the crowd throughout the game by performing a variety of different promotions and giveaway. Look for Tommy Hawk to toss you a t-shirt or a puck at the game!

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Shoot the Puck

The Shoot the Puck contest will keep you entertained between periods. Three contestants, typically consisting of a man, woman, and child, try to score a goal from across the ice and the crowd goes crazy if it goes in. When attending a Blackhawks game don’t miss this intermission tradition.

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Chelsea Dagger

Every Chicagoan knows the tune by now after the Blackhawks recent historic 3 Stanley Cups. The Blackhawks play “Chelsea Dagger” by the band the Fratellis’ after every Blackhawks goal.

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Great Food

The Blackhawks have recently partnered with some of the best & most popular restaurants in the city, bringing in a ‘gameday’ menu that features all their top hits. There’s variety of different cuisines for everyone to try & love!

Pre-Game Projection Show

A newer addition, the Blackhawks have created one of the most exciting, unique, & best openers to any sports event in the world. It’s super high-tech & is an amazing start to what will be an amazing experience!

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Fight Songs

  1. Here Come the Hawks

    Here Come the Hawks, the mighty Blackhawks
    Take the attack, Yeah, and we’ll back you Blackhawks
    You’re flyin’ high now, so let’s wrap it up
    Let’s go you Hawks, move off
    Now all look out, Here Come the Hawks,
    Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks, Here come the Hawks

    Here they come movin’, weavin’, flyin’ high and throwin’ spray,
    Blades flashin’ sticks crashin’ tryin’ for the play,
    And the Blackhawks, take control,
    There’s a shot, AND A GOAL!

    Here Come the Hawks, the mighty Blackhawks
    Take the attack, Yeah, and we’ll back you Blackhawks
    You’re flying high now, so let’s wrap it up
    Let’s go you Hawks, move off
    Now all look out, Here Come the Hawks
    Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks, Here come the Hawks

    (instrumental)

    Here Come the Hawks, the mighty Blackhawks
    Take the attack, Yeah, and we’ll back you Blackhawks
    You’re flying high now, so let’s wrap it up
    Let’s go you Hawks, move off
    Now all look out, Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks,
    Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks,
    Here Come the Hawks, Here Come the Hawks

  2. Chelsea Dagger

    Blackhawks goal song

    Well you must be a girl with shoes like that
    She said you know me well
    I seen you and little Steven and Joanna
    Round the back of my hotel oh yeahSomeone said you was asking after me
    But I know you best as a blagger
    I said tell me your name is it sweet?
    She said my boy it’s Dagger oh yeahI was good she was hot
    Stealin’ everything she got
    I was bold she was over the worst of it
    Gave me gear thank you dear bring yer sister over here
    Let her dance with me just for the hell of itWell you must be a boy with bones like that
    She said you got me wrong
    I would’ve sold them to you
    If I could’ve just have kept the last of my clothes on oh yeahCall me up take me down with you
    When you go I could be your regular belle
    And I’ll dance for little Steven and Joanna
    Round the back of my hotel oh yeahI was good she was hot
    Stealin’ everything she got
    I was bold she was over the worst of it
    Gave me gear thank you dear bring yer sister over here
    Let her dance with me just for the hell of itChelsea Chelsea I believe when you’re dancing
    Slowly sucking your sleeve
    The boys get lonely after you leave
    It’s one for the Dagger and another for the one you believeChelsea I believe when you’re dancing
    Slowly sucking your sleeve
    The boys get lonely after you leave
    It’s one for the Dagger, another for the one you believe

  3. Let’s Go Hawks!

    Let’s go Hawks!

    Let’s go Hawks!

    Let’s go Hawks!

  4. Detroit Sucks

    Detroit sucks,
    Detroit sucks,
    Detroit sucks,
    Detroit sucks.

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