Word on the Street: Hawks' goalies battle for No. 2 spot

Word on the Street: Hawks' goalies battle for No. 2 spot

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011CSNChicago.com
Hawks goaltenders battle for No. 2 spotThe battle for the Blackhawks backup goalie spot continuesas Ray Emery and Alexander Salak enter the third preseason game against the RedWings. The two contenders will continue to split time in the upcoming game.Salak has had a save percentage of .957 in the preseason,while Emery has allowed in six goals, putting him at a .800 percentage.(ChicagoTribune)Kings pencil Doughty in lineupDespite failed negotiations between Drew Doughty and the LAKings, coach Terry Murray has moved ahead and planned on having Doughty in theteams lineup. Although missingthe preseason is not ideal, Murray wants Doughtys spot available if, or shouldI say when, the 21-year-old defenseman comes to a deal he and the team can bothagree on. (ProHockeyTalk)MLB makes aggressive move on the DodgersMLB commissioner Bud Selig has been pushed to his limit,resulting in his most aggressive threat to Dodgers owner Frank McCourt weveseen yet. Selig has announced the possibility of terminating the team from theMLB if McCourt does not sell. Although it isnt believed thetermination would go through, the threat is enough to scare away investors who may haveconsidered helping McCourt. (HardballTalk)

Morning Update: Cubs crush Pirates; White Sox beat Rays; Bulls host media day

Morning Update: Cubs crush Pirates; White Sox beat Rays; Bulls host media day

Here are some of the headlines from yesterday's busy day in Chicago sports:

Preview: Cubs back at it in Pittsburgh tonight on CSN

Preview: Chris Sale starts for White Sox against Rays tonight on CSN+

Wade in Bulls jersey: same material, different reality

Jay Cutler remaining Bears starter not assured when he returns from thumb injury

Blackhawks: Keith unlikely to play first four preseason games

Kyle Hendricks, Kris Bryant help transform Cubs into 100-win team

James Shields gets first win in two months as White Sox beat Rays

Bulls begin 'necessary' new era by creating a culture 'to take steps forward'

What Cubs need to see during finals week before playoff test

Five things to watch during Bulls’ training camp

Preview: Cubs back at it in Pittsburgh tonight on CSN

Preview: Cubs back at it in Pittsburgh tonight on CSN

The Cubs take on the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight, and you can catch all the action on CSN. Catch first pitch at 6 p.m. with Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies. Be sure to stick around after the final out to get analysis and player reaction on Cubs Postgame Live.

Starting pitching matchup: John Lackey (10-8, 3.39 ERA) vs. Ryan Vogelsong (3-6, 4.85 ERA)

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