Blackhawks Fall To Kings
(Chicago, IL) -- Michael Frolik had two goals and an assist but it wasn't enough as the Blackhawks fell to the Kings last night, 5-4. Duncan Keith registered three helpers while Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews [[ tayves ]] also scored for the 'Hawks, who have lost two straight following a three-game winning streak. The Calgary Flames invade United Center for a skate tonight.
Hossa Sits Out Again
(Chicago, IL) -- Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa sat out a second straight game last night with an upper-body injury. Hossa suffered the injury last week in a game against the Colorado Avalanche. Head coach Joel Quenneville says Hossa is doubtful for tonight's game against the Flames. Hossa has 13 goals and 10 assists in 28 games this season.
Kane Comments On Derrick Rose
(Chicago, IL) -- Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is sounding off on Derrick Rose's future with the Bulls. The 24-year-old Kane says the Bulls should shut down Rose for the rest of the season in order to rest his knee. Rose suffered a torn ACL and had surgery in mid-May to repair the injury. Kane added that it would benefit Rose's future with the organization to sit.
Bulls Get Shot At Heat Tomorrow
(Chicago, IL) -- The Bulls get their chance to knock off the red-hot Miami Heat tomorrow night. LeBron James and company have rattled off 27 straight wins following last night's victory over the Magic in Orlando. It's the second-longest winning streak in NBA history. The Bulls have a total of two straight wins to move to 38-and-31 on the season, good for sixth in the East.
Bears Sign OT Scott
(Lake Forest, IL) -- The Bears have announced an agreement on a one-year deal with offensive tackle Jonathan Scott. The former fifth-round pick out of Texas started seven of the 12 games he appeared in last year for Chicago after joining the squad in Week Two. He previously played for Detroit, Buffalo and Pittsburgh in his six-year career.
Cubs Fall Short Against Giants
(Mesa, AZ) -- Dioneer Navaro smacked a two-run homer for the Cubs in a 9-3 loss to the Giants at HoHoKam Park yesterday. The game featured the third-largest crowd in stadium history with over 13-thousand in attendance. Starter Travis Wood allowed four runs in as many innings. Opening Day starter Jeff Samardzija gets his final tuneup as the Cubbies host the Reds tonight in Mesa.
White Sox No Match For Halos
(Glendale, AZ) -- Gavin Floyd was roughed up for seven runs on 13 hits in seven frames as the White Sox fell to the Angels 11-5 yesterday at Camelback Ranch. Six of the runs came in the second and third innings. Tyler Saladino hit a two-run homer while Alexei Ramirez had a pair of RBI groundouts for Chicago. Opening Day starter Chris Sale makes his final spring start today as the Sox play the Rangers in Surprise.
Rios Scratched With Back Stiffness
(Glendale, AZ) -- White Sox right fielder Alex Rios missed his third straight spring game on Monday with lower back stiffness. He was sent home from the Camelback Ranch complex yesterday to have an MRI. Manager Robin Ventura says he's not concerned out Rios missing the start of the season. Rios played earlier this month for Team Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic.