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Blackhawks celebrate Pride Night
2024-04-03

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On March 26, the Chicago Blackhawks held its annual Pride Night at the United Center.

The home team defeated the Calgary Flames 3-1 as Jason Dickinson scored twice and Petr Mrazek made 38 saves for the Blackhawks (then 21-46-5).

As for Pride festivities, there were many:

—Fans who stopped by the Atrium before the game could take photos with "The Glam-boni," which made a return along with décor and additional photo opportunities celebrating Pride.

—DJ Zel and the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus supplied live entertainment.

—Inclusive restaurants Taylors Tacos, Cajun Café Chicago, Not Just Cookies and Refresco by MO were all on site, offering ticketed fans samples in the United Center Atrium before the game.

—The Chicago Gay Hockey Association, Brave Space Alliance and Center on Halsted had booths in the Atrium before the game and connected with fans.

—And The Chicago Gay Hockey Association was honored at Rocky's seat—a bronze chair named in honor of late Blackhawks Chairman W. Rockwell "Rocky" Wirtz that pays homage to his favorite spot to enjoy the game among fans in Section 119.. Members present for the honor included association President Andrew Sobotka, Vice President Brian Hull, and board members Caleb Drew and E. Meyers.

—Andrew Davis


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