NIU/Chicago Blackhawks Game Day Experience - SOLD OUT


Blackhawks vs. Arizona Coyotes
Friday, Feb. 10


We invite you to take advantage of this special Northern Illinois University ticket offer as the Chicago Blackhawks welcome NIU alumni, family and friends to their game on Friday, Feb. 10, against the Arizona Coyotes.

This special offer includes tours, a buffet, pregame skating and an exclusive NIU-themed Blackhawks winter hat. The pregame experience begins at 5 p.m. with puck drop at 7:30 p.m.

This NIU/Blackhawks Game Day experience includes:

• A ticket to the Chicago Blackhawks vs. Arizona Coyotes game.
• Tours of the Blackhawks locker room* and training facilities at Fifth Third Arena (practice home of the Blackhawks).
• Pregame buffet at Fifth Third Arena featuring entrees, sides, desserts, soft drinks, water and cash bar.
• An open skate at Fifth Third Arena (skate rental included).
• An exclusive NIU-themed Chicago Blackhawks winter hat.

*From the Chicago Blackhawks: The health and safety of our fans, players and staff remains our top priority, be sure to CLICK HERE for the most up-to-date information on current protocols.
CLICK HERE for additional United Center guest information, entry requirements, and other FAQs.

Questions? Please contact Olivia Reed with the Blackhawks at 312-455-7095 or

This event has sold out in previous years, so purchase your tickets today!

Event Infomation

Date: Friday, Feb. 10

Pregame: 5-7 p.m.

Puck drop: 7:30 p.m.

Pregame Location:


5:00PM - 11:00PM Fri 10 Feb 2023, Central timezone


Fifth Third Arena
1801 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60612

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Following the pregame experience, head over to the United Center to watch the Blackhawks faceoff against the Arizona Coyotes. The United Center is roughly a 10-minute walk from the Fifth Third Arena. 

Game Location:
United Center
1901 W. Madison
Chicago, IL 60612

Click here to get tickets!
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