Blackhawks announcer leaves awesome voicemail for young fan

Monday March 16th, 2015

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Chicago Blackhawks play-by-play announcer Pat Foley made a young fan's dreams come true recently when he left a special voice mail for her on her father's phone.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, 7-year-old Simone is a huge fan of the team, and recently got a behind-the-scenes tour of the United Center, where she got a chance to skate on the team's home ice.

When her uncle saw Foley walk into the bar he works at he knew he had to ask him to record a message for his niece, and Foley was happy to oblige, leaving a friendly message that ends with a personalized goal call with Simone on the ice with Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews.

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Simone's family played the message for her at her seventh birthday party, much to the young fan's surprise and delight.

Brendan Maloy


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