The Blackhawks Talk Podcast takes you inside the dressing room of the Madhouse on Madison. Go behind the reasons of the latest line change, and what to expect from the team on the ice, and in the front office. Featuring Pat Boyle, Charlie Roumeliotis, Adam Burish, Jamal Mayers and Steve Konroyd.
During a trying time in America's history the NHL All-Star game in 1991 was set to start. Singer Wayne Messmer delivered one of the most memorable renditions of the anthem Chicago has ever seen and showed a tradition at Blackhawks games that still goes on today. NBC Sports producer Slavko Bekovic is in for host Pat Boyle as he talks with Wayne Messmer about that night that.
(1:02) - Wayne Messmer's anthem rendition in 1991
(4:32) - When did Messmer start singing?
(8:50) - Hard to not let the emotions overtake you while your singing
(11:18) - Wayne's anthem was the introduction to the world about the Hawks tradition
(14:12) - Lead up to the All-Star game
(17:05) - After finishing Messmer got really emotional
(19:40) - The impact the anthem had on fans
(22:50) - Messmer will always love hockey