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  1. Castillo and Jackson still Cubs, for now

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson and teammate Welington Castillo have one thing in common as spring training begins: they're both without roles on the team. Odds were against them being in camp, but here they are, one clearly with...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  2. Vegas has Blackhawks as slight favorites

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Las Vegas has the Chicago Blackhawks as a slight favorite to win the Stanley Cup over the Boston Bruins. The Hawks are a 7/5 series favorite based soley on home ice advantage, Chuck Esposito of the Sunset Station in Las Vegas said on Tu...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  3. With Toews, Hawks-Coyotes is 'pick-em'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As you'd expect, Las Vegas likes the Chicago Blackhawks' odds a lot better if Jonathan Toews is in the lineup come Thursday's Game 1 against the Phoenix Coyotes. Toews is set to play in the quarterfinal playoff series for the first time si...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  4. Kane's star power lands him All-Star nod

    Jesse Rogers

    Patrick Kane said he didn't make vacation plans for the All-Star break, just in case. Smart move. Kane was an underdog to make the team while Patrick Sharp was an odds-on favorite. Both Chicago Blackhawks got in, and there is no doubt Kane's star ...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  5. Second-period wrap: Hawks 3, Sabres 2

    Jesse Rogers

    BUFFALO -- Against long odds, the Chicago Blackhawks lead the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 after two periods of play. The Hawks have been playing with five defensemen since late in the first period, when Niklas Hjalmarsson got kicked out of the game for hit...

    Blog | October 11, 2010
  6. Odds of free agents returning to Hawks

    Jesse Rogers

    Free agency is nearly upon us, and though the Blackhawks won't make the impact they did a year ago when they signed Marian Hossa and John Madden, they do have some decisions to make. While general manager Stan Bowman may sign a veteran or two, hi...

    Blog | June 29, 2010
  7. Media day odds and ends

    Jesse Rogers

    Media day was quite a site at the United Center on Thursday. Both teams, separately of course, available to a seemingly endless sea of reporters that have descended on Chicago. Each player was given a small podium or table to sit at while he could...

    Blog | May 27, 2010
  8. Hawks look to clinch playoff spot Thursday

    Jesse Rogers

    There are always a few odds and ends to pass along. According to the Blackhawks and the NHL, there are several playoff-clinching scenarios. If the Hawks simply win in Columbus on Thursday, they are in the playoffs for the second year in a row. If ...

    Blog | March 25, 2010