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Chicago Express Countdown to Puck Drop: 1 Day

October 21, 2011 - ECHL (ECHL) - Chicago Express News Release

The Chicago Express Countdown to Puck Drop continues today with featured participant, famed play-by-play hockey announcer for NBC Sports and Olympic hockey, Mike 'Doc' Emrick. Similar to the Olympic torch, the official game puck toured around the Chicagoland area, making stops with notable Express supporters. Photos of each of the puck's stops will be released virally daily on Facebook and Twitter.

The Express' Inaugural Season Home Opener tomorrow Saturday, October 22nd at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates will usher in a new era in Chicago professional sports. With the addition of the Express, Chicago becomes the only city in North America to have a team in each of the major hockey leagues: NHL, AHL and ECHL.

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