Eddie Olczyk Gets “One More Shift” During Hockey Fights Cancer Night

The Blackhawks announced plans for their annual “Hockey Fights Cancer” night on Thursday. One of the items on the list will be an emotional moment for Hawks fans: Eddie Olczyk will get “One More Shift.”

The Hawks will start the night with a Purple Carpet event in the United Center Atrium at 3 PM on Sunday, Nov. 18. Olczyk and Adam Burish will host the event, which will honor fans who are currently battling cancer, have lost a loved one to cancer and those who are in remission. Olczyk is a survivor.

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15 thoughts on “Eddie Olczyk Gets “One More Shift” During Hockey Fights Cancer Night

  • November 15, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Many seem to tire of this story but honestly I never do. The man fought for his life and beat a disease that kills so many people every year. Something to celebrate for sure.

  • November 15, 2018 at 2:16 pm

    As an oncology nurse, I will never tire of honoring survivors. Glad Edzo is one of them.

  • November 15, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    Glad to see he is able to this enjoy this honor, with a positive result associated with it.

  • November 15, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    The guy convinced me to get a colonoscopy! Thanks EDZO!!

  • November 15, 2018 at 6:09 pm

    Glad to see this. Fitting that Eddie-O gets the One More Shift Treatment anyway, and fitting that it is on the night chosen. Salute!

  • November 15, 2018 at 6:21 pm

    Fitting and classy.

  • November 15, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    I can’t begin to tell you what an inspiration Eddie has been to me
    I’m fighting cancer myself and positive news is so important. Thanks Eddie keep up th good fight!!

  • November 15, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    Same with me Dave-it’s expected one in two people in North America will develop some form of the disease in their lifetime.

  • November 15, 2018 at 11:11 pm

    Eddie O …. Chicago draft pick .First round ,.,., 3rd overall ,.,.over a 1000 games played. Crap this guys a youngster . Best wishes Eddie .

  • November 16, 2018 at 6:13 am

    Congrats to Eddie.

  • November 16, 2018 at 2:40 pm

    Congratulations to Eddie and all my best wishes to you DaveManson.

  • November 16, 2018 at 3:05 pm

    A class-act like Eddie-O makes an older guy like me proud to be a life-long Blackhawks fan. The very best to Dave to beat this thing.

  • November 16, 2018 at 3:24 pm

    @Dave Manson good luck with everything. Prayers are with you.

  • November 16, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    Great player and broadcaster good luck Ed

  • November 16, 2018 at 7:28 pm

    Good luck to @Dave Manson and NOONAN96 hope all is good.

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