Charity game pits Blackhawks players against the world

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Charity game pits Blackhawks players against the world

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp will be among the Blackhawks, past and present, playing in a charity hockey game at Allstate Arena on Oct. 26.

The exhibition game, which will feature the Chicago Stars vs. The World (other top players from the league) is slated for 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 26. Former Blackhawks Adam Burish and Brian Campbell are also expected to participate.

Proceeds benefit families staying at the Ronald McDonald House Near Lurie Children's in the Streeterville neighborhood.

Tickets will be offered at the 10, 15, 30 and 60 levels. There will also be 100 500 VIP tickets, which will include a glass seat, event jersey and a pre game meet-and-greet with players. All tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster.com beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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

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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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