Thumbs up to anthems, down to Murray's about-face — Apr 20, 2015

Thumbs up to Jim Cornelison, the Chicago Blackhawks' anthem singer at the United Center. I hesitate to make a "best of" list of his spine-tingling Star S


The NHL's Unsung Hero: The Anthem Singer

The Wall Street Journal — Apr 15, 2014

At his first professional hockey game in March, 11-year-old Ben Spangrud saw his beloved Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Carolina Hurricanes. A real high point came befo


In Chicago, the city of Big Shoulders, the National Anthem tops the charts

The Boston Globe — Jun 23, 2013

Backed by some 20,000 harmonists in Blackhawks sweaters, most of them presumably red-blooded Americans, Jim Cornelison tore through “The Star-Spangled Banner&rdq