1. Atlanta Thrashers Move to Winnipeg Leaves AHL's Wolves Looking for New Affiliate

    CHICAGO — True North Sports and Entertainment announced they have reached an agreement to buy the financially troubled Atlanta Thrashers on Wednesday and they plan on moving the team to Winnipeg for the 2011-2012 season...

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  2. Chicago Blackhawks' Nikolai Khabibulin Clears Waivers, Trade Rumors Persist

    Nikolai Khabibulin cleared waivers Tuesday, as no NHL club opted to pick up his $6.75 million salary for this season. It wasn't a big surprise, given that hefty salary and his mediocre play since arriving in Chicago...

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  3. Khabibulin Waived, Blackhawks Plot Next Moves in Crease

    The Chicago Blackhawks have placed Nikolai Khabibulin on waivers, signaling the end of the Stanley Cup champion goalie's time in Chicago...

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  4. Blackhawks Notes: Martin Havlat Hopes to Be Ready for Season Opener

    Blackhawks winger Martin Havlat joined his teammates on the ice at the Edge in Bensenville Thursday for the first time this preseason. Havlat is recovering from shoulder surgery...

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  5. White Sox and Twins Stumble Into Important Head-To-Head Series

    For the last few weeks, the White Sox and Twins have battled for the top spot in the AL Central, albeit not always successfully. The two top contenders for the Central division title have not been playing their best of late...

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  6. Rejuvenated Paul Konerko Gives Chicago White Sox a Boost in the Stretch Run

    It wasn't that long ago that the sports-talk radio hosts in Chicago were calling for the benching of Paul Konerko. With a batting average just above the Mendoza line, plenty of fans were joining in those calls...

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  7. NHL Free Agency: Blackhawks Make Big Splash, But Were Moves Wise?

    Free agency opened in the NHL Tuesday, and the Chicago Blackhawks wasted no time making a big impact, signing the top goalie and defenseman available— Cristobal Huet and Brian Campbell...

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  8. Jay Mariotti Deserves Criticism

    Jay Mariotti has been involved in yet another war of words recently, but this time, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen is just a spectator to the verbal fireworks, rather than an active combatant...

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  9. Chicago Wolves Win Calder Cup Title

    After losing two straight games on the road to the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins, the Chicago Wolves came home to the Allstate Arena, hoping to clinch their 2nd Calder Cup title and fourth championship in team history...

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  10. Darren Haydar Leads Wolves to 2-0 Series Lead in Calder Cup Finals

    In a six minute span, Chicago Wolves Captain Darren Haydar broke two AHL Calder Cup Playoff scoring records and in the process helped the Wolves to a 4-2 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins ...

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  11. Blackhawks, Red Wings at Wrigley Field Makes Sense

    Comcast Sportsnet Chicago is reporting that the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings will play a game at Wrigley Field this January. This comes after the NHL scrapped plans to host a game at Yankee Stadium due to logistical issues...

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  12. A Call to Action for White Sox Fans

    Voting is underway for the 2008 MLB All Star Game to be played at Yankee Stadium in New York later this summer. A quick look at the ballot shows that one of the most deserving players in baseball is not on it...

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  13. Chicago Wolves Make Toronto Marlies Pay for Bad Penalties in AHL Playoffs

    The Chicago Wolves have outscored the Toronto Marlies 13-2 in the first three games of the AHL Western Conference Finals, and a big reason for that is the Wolves' power play...

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  14. Jason Krog Heats Up at Right Time for Chicago Wolves

    In the Chicago Wolves' first 10 playoff games, AHL MVP Jason Krog failed to find the back of the net. In his last five, he has been making up for lost time...

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  15. Chicago Wolves Fans: Small in Number, Not in Enthusiasm

    Last night, 5,218 fans witnessed the Chicago Wolves defeat the Rockford IceHogs in the AHL West Division Final Game 7. I was one of those fans in attendance...

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  16. Ondrej Pavelec Backstops Wolves Past IceHogs and into Western Conference Finals

    The AHL West Division Finals lived up to its advance billing, going the full seven games, which marked the first Game 7 the Wolves hosted since the 1998 IHL Turner Cup Finals...

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  17. Blackhawks Notes: Familiar Voice Returning to TV Booth

    The Chicago Blackhawks have announced that long-time play-by-play man Pat Foley will return to the team's TV booth for the 2008-2009 season...

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  18. White Sox Notes: Solid Pitching Keeps Sox in Contention

    Despite a sub-.500 record and the lowest batting average in the American League, the Chicago White Sox are only one game out of first place in the AL Central...

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  19. AHL Playoffs: Wolves-IceHogs Series Likely to go Seven

    The first four games of the AHL West Division Finals between the Chicago Wolves and Rockford IceHogs have all been won by the home team, and now the series shifts back to Chicago's Allstate Arena for a critical Game 5 on Friday night...

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  20. Hockey: Team USA Looks Impressive Early in IIHF World Championships

    The IIHF Men's World Championships are in their early stages, but Team USA has looked impressive in two group-stage wins over Latvia and Slovenia...

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  21. NHL Playoffs: Conference Semifinals Lack Drama

    The first round of this year's NHL playoffs featured more than a handful of dramatic series, with three going the full seven games.But the ensuing four conference semi-final series have been anything but dramatic...

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  22. An All-Chicago World Series? Let's Not Get Ahead of Ourselves

    The end of April is upon us, and both the Cubs and White Sox are in first place in their respective Central Divisions...

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  23. USA Hockey Knocks off Sweden in Tune-up for World Championships

    Team USA played its only exhibition game Sunday night, and they beat Sweden 5-1 in Portland, Maine, as the two teams prepare for the 2008 IIHF World Championships, which start next week...

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  24. AHL Playoffs: Wolves Eliminate Admirals, Face IceHogs in Division Finals

    Ondrej Pavelec stopped all 30 shots he saw, and two defenseman scored their first professional playoff goals to secure a 3-0 series-clinching victory for the Chicago Wolves over the Milwaukee Admirals at the Bradley Center...

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  25. AHL Playoffs: Chicago Wolves Look to Sink Pekka Rinne and the Milwaukee Admirals

    The Chicago Wolves offense finally broke through Milwaukee goaltender Pekka Rinne for four goals in the first two periods, and sent the AHL All-Star to the bench early in a crucial 4-1 Game Five win in Chicago...

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