Eddie Olczyk

Breaking NHL news: Olczyk returns to booth

Breaking NHL news: Hall of Famer Eddie Olczyk will be back in the broadcast booth Wednesday night as the Chicago Blackhawks visit the St. Louis Blues.

Olczyk announced in August that he was diagnosed with colon cancer and was taking time off to deal with the disease. Eddie O is six weeks into a 24-week chemotherapy treatment regimen.

Wednesday’s game will be broadcast on NBCSN.

The Blackhawks announcer will also be in the booth for Thursday’s home game against the Edmonton Oilers. Thursday’s game will be on WGN.

Olczyk says being back in the broadcast booth will help take his mind off the treatments.

For more Blackhawks news, check out Blackhawks’ Bickell retires and Jonathan Toews’ summer practice.

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