Blackhawks kick off six-game trip vs. Blue Jackets

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Blackhawks kick off six-game trip vs. Blue Jackets

Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
11:59 a.m.By Tracey Myers
CSNChicago.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio The Chicago Blackhawks havent had much play or practice in the last few days. Neither has Marty Turco, who hasnt started since Jan. 16.

Still, the goaltender knows he and the Blackhawks need a quick start tonight when they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Itll be interesting, but there are plenty of nights where you go into a game and have at it, Turco said. Its important to come out here, myself included, and have a big start and a big game.

Coach Joel Quenneville said the team talked about Turco starting tonight heading into the break. He said Corey Crawfords last game against Minnesota wasnt his best.

The Blackhawks will be in good health tonight; Marian Hossa, who missed last Tuesdays game against Minnesota with vertigo, said hes feeling much better and is ready to go.

I didnt know (what it was) until the doctor told me. I just didnt feel well, but my head was spinning everywhere I was, even when I went to sleep, Hossa said. Its nothing fun, but its behind me so thats good.
Tracey Myers is CSNChicago.com's Blackhawks Insider. Follow Tracey on Twitter @TramyersCSN for up-to-the-minute Hawks information.

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Welcoming David DeJesus to the CSN team

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Welcoming David DeJesus to the CSN team

On this episode of SportsTalk Live, David Haugh (Chicago Tribune), Hub Arkush (670 The Score/Pro Football Weekly) and Mark Carman (WGN Radio/Fansided) join Chuck Garfien on the panel. The Bears will reportedly bring Mark Sanchez in to Halas Hall? Really? Sanchez? Why?

The Bulls blow another big lead. Is Jimmy Butler to blame?

Plus the guy discuss if the White Sox are close to dealing Jose Quintana, Scott Paddock updates NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup Series and we welcome David DeJesus to the CSN team.

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below:

Lake Zurich linebacker Jack Sanborn gives verbal commitment to Wisconsin

Lake Zurich linebacker Jack Sanborn gives verbal commitment to Wisconsin

Lake Zurich four-star inside linebacker Jack Sanborn decided to end his recruiting process Wednesday night, giving the Wisconsin Badgers his verbal commitment.

"(Wisconsin) has everything I was looking for," Sanborn said. "I believe I can't go wrong there. They have the academics, great football, the campus is amazing. I feel comfortable there with all of the coaches and the players as well."

Sanborn is the eight known verbal commitment for the Badgers in the Class of 2018 and the second from Illinois, joining Lyons Township quarterback Ben Bryant.

Sanborn is currently ranked as the third-best Illinois player in the Class of 2018 and is one of seven ranked in the top 10 to give an early verbal commitment.

The Class of 2018 won't sign a Letter of Intent until Feb. 1 of next year.