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BLACKHAWKS SELECT HENRI JOKIHARJU IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE 2017 NHL DRAFT The Chicago Blackhawks have selected defenseman Henri Jokiharju (yoh-kee-HAHR-yew) from the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League in the first round (29th overall) of the 2017 National Hockey League Draft presented by adidas at United Center on Friday night. Additionally, the…

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Unbeaten Taras Shelestyuk Tests Unblemished Mark Saturday, July 1 in Sacramento, CA Thompson Boxing Promotions heads to Northern California on Friday, July 1st to promote its first show in Sacramento starring unbeaten, Olympic bronze medalist Taras 'The Real Deal" Shelestyuk (15-0, 9 KOs). The highly ranked Shelestyuk (WBO No. 5) faces fellow welterweight Jesus Alvarez…

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The Chicago Blackhawks today acquired forward Brandon Saad, goaltender Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round draft pick in 2018 from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forwards Artemi Panarin, Tyler Motte and Chicago’s sixth round (170th overall) draft pick in 2017. Saad returns to the Blackhawks where he was a two-time Stanley Cup winner with…

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Sergei Kharitonov puts Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou to sleep in opening round MMA heavyweight star Sergei Kharitonov continued his dominance in M-1 Global competition, knocking out Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou midway through the opening round of last night's M-1 Challenge 80 main event, held in Harbin, China (Sergei Kharitonov (25-6-0, M-1: 4-0-0), Russia def. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (18-8-0, M-1: 0-1-0), USA via KO1…

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The National Hockey League announced the order of selection for the 2017 NHL Draft presented by adidas at United Center in Chicago. The first round will take place on Friday, June 23 (7 p.m., ET/6 p.m., CT, NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVAS) and the subsequent rounds (2 through 7) on Saturday, June 24 (10 a.m., ET/9 a.m., CT,…

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The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have hired Ulf Samuelsson and Don Granato as assistant coaches. Samuelsson and Granato will join returning assistant coach Kevin Dineen, goaltending coach Jimmy Waite and video coach Matt Meacham on head coach Joel Quenneville’s staff. “The addition of Ulf and Don bolsters an already veteran coaching staff,” said…

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