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Thursday's NHL Capsules

Thursday's NHL Capsules

NHL.com Updated 58 minutes ago
SUNRISE, Fla. - Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Brandon Saad and Teuvo Teravainen scored goals before Jonathan Toews added an empty-netter ...
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  • Derrick Rose to undergo surgery Friday, Bulls optimistic for re…

    Derrick Rose to undergo surgery Friday, Bulls optimistic for return this season

    yahoo.com ESPN.com nba.com 5 hours ago
    Derrick Rose will have surgery on Friday morning to repair the torn medial meniscus in his right knee, the Chicago Bulls announced Thursday. While the club won't lay out a timetable for the injured point guard's recovery until after team physician Dr. B…
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  • Blackhawks acquire forward Abbott from Maple Leafs

    Blackhawks acquire forward Abbott from Maple Leafs

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have acquired forward Spencer Abbott from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman T.J. Brennan. Abbott will report to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. Abbott, 26, ha...
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  • THN Trade Deadline preview: Central Division

    THN Trade Deadline preview: Central Division

    thehockeynews.com 12 hours ago
    As of Wednesday night, there is no division in the league that boasts more teams on the brink of the playoffs Central Division and that could have a major impact on the trade deadline action throughout the division. The Minnesota Wild made a major move …
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  • Blackhawks divided over locker-room fight, personal issues: Rep…

    Blackhawks divided over locker-room fight, personal issues: Reports

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    When Patrick Kane had surgery, putting him out of the lineup for 12 weeks, one optimistic theory stated that it could be a rallying point for the Chicago Blackhawks. Which would be a good thing, because apparently they want to tear each others’ throats …
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  • Jon Gruden: Time for Bears to give another QB a chance

    Jon Gruden: Time for Bears to give another QB a chance

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    As Bears general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox evaluate Jay Cutler to determine whether to bring him back for the 2015 season, ESPN NFL analyst Jon Gruden thinks it’s time the club gives another signal-caller an opportunity. Asked on ESPN "M…
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  • Dodgers' employee stung by scorpion in Arizona

    Dodgers' employee stung by scorpion in Arizona

    yahoo.com Feb 26 (yesterday)
    If you're a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers or Chicago White Sox and you're headed to spring training at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz over the next few weeks, you might want to take note of this story. Scorpions are invading the complex. Scorpion in…
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  • Bears sign CB Demontre Hurst through 2016

    Bears sign CB Demontre Hurst through 2016

    profootballtalk.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    The Bears have inked one of their defensive backs to a contract extension. Chicago has signed cornerback Demontre Hurst to a two-year deal, the club said this evening. Hurst is now under contract through 2016. The 23-year-old Hurst played 15 games for C…
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  • Patrick Kane out 12 weeks; how will Chicago Blackhawks cope?

    Patrick Kane out 12 weeks; how will Chicago Blackhawks cope?

    The last day of the Chicago Blackhawks’ regular season is April 11. They’ll still have to wait over a month until star winger Patrick Kane returns. Kane crashed into the boards against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night and did not return to the game…
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  • What's the greatest (and worst) NFL logo?

    What's the greatest (and worst) NFL logo?

    yahoo.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    With the news that the Cleveland Browns have created a "new" logo in the most Cleveland way possible, we decided to take a look at the best and worst of the NFL's current crop of logos. Do you prefer the classic style of the Green Bay Packers …
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  • Content Manny eager to help Cubs' hitters

    Content Manny eager to help Cubs' hitters

    ESPN.com MLB.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    Manny Ramirez is finally ready to quit the dream of playing in the majors again and simply wants to help the Cubs' players where he can.
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  • Eight-man bullpens gaining traction

    Eight-man bullpens gaining traction

    MLB.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    Once taboo, eight-man bullpens seem to be gaining traction in today's game. Obviously, it's more applicable for American League teams, for which glaring pinch-hit opportunities are presented less frequently. But last year even the Cubs went with an eigh…
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  • Video - Should Bulls Blow Up Roster? 01:41

    Should Bulls Blow Up Roster?

    Feb 26
    ESPN NBA analyst Tom Penn discusses the tension between Chicago's front office and coach Tom Thibodeau and explains why the Bulls should continue to build around Derrick Rose.
  • Video - Kane Has Surgery, Expected To Miss 12 Weeks 02:59

    Kane Has Surgery, Expected To Miss 12 Weeks

    Feb 25
    ESPNChicago.com's Scott Powers breaks down the loss of Patrick Kane for the Blackhawks and how the team can respond.
  • Video - Cubs: Spring Training Players To Watch 01:24

    Cubs: Spring Training Players To Watch

    Feb 25
    Pitcher Kyle Hendricks and top prospect Kris Bryant are the two key players to keep an eye on for the Cubs during spring training.
  • Video - Kane Out With Upper-Body Injury 01:21

    Kane Out With Upper-Body Injury

    Feb 25
    Sarah Spain discusses the state of Chicago sports after the injuries suffered by Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane and Bulls guard Derrick Rose.

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