In Game

A trip to the United Center to see the Blackhawks is quite pricey, but it’s well worth it if you’re willing to shell out the cash. The Blackhawks recent on-ice success has reinvigorated the Blackhawks fanbase, and you’ll encounter a sellout at each and 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 grub and brews at one of the United Center’s fine concession stands. Here you’ll find all kinds of cuisine ranging from barbecue to veggie burgers. Make sure to get to your seat before the anthem though as you wouldn’t want to miss taking part in the incredible tradition that is cheering throughout the 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’ve got the money and are making a trip to Chicago, then make sure to attend a Blackhawks game for one of the best experiences around the NHL.

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.

Michael Jordan Statue

The Michael Jordan statue found at 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.

NBA Championship Trophies

Even if you’re not a big basketball fan check out the Bulls six Larry O’Brien Trophies near section 117. The trophy case at the United Center is a worth seeing no matter what team you support, so stop by and take a look.

Jim Cornelison and the National Anthem

Jim Cornelison has sung the national anthem at the United Center since 2007, and for even longer Blackhawks fans have been cheering throughout the anthem. When attending a Hawks game be at your seat for the anthem, so you can take part in this outstanding tradition.

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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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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 yeah

    Someone 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 yeah

    I 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 it

    Well 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 yeah

    Call 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 yeah

    I 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 it

    Chelsea 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 believe

    Chelsea 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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