Anisimov’s Hat Trick Leads to Blackhawks Victory

Artem Anisimov scored his first career hat trick against his former team helping the Blackhawks take a 6-3 win over the New York Rangers. Nick Schmaltz had three assists. The Blackhawks begin a three game road trip starting in Pittsburg this Saturday night.

Twenty one points for Russel Westbrook as the Thunder beat the Bulls 92-79, their third consecutive win. The Bulls drop to 2-10 on the season. They’ve now lost five in a row. Lauri Markkanen and Antonio Blakeney each had sixteen points for Chicago, Denzel Valentine chipped in with thirteen. The Bulls shot for just thirty four points, seven percent from the field.

The Windy City Bulls got their first win of the season over Delaware with a 112-110 victory. Their road trip continues tonight in Wisconsin

Bulls Hear The Thunder Tonight

The 2-9 Bulls are trying to snap a four game loosing skid when they face the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight. The Thunder are 6-7 and are trying to snap a two game skid of their own. Lauri Markkanen says he plans to play tonight. He tweeked his ankle while playing against the Spurs and was unable to return to the game. He sat out practice on Tuesday and only reported minimal swelling. Head Coach Fred Hoiberg says he’ll start Jerian Grant and Chris Dunn in the back. Justin Holiday won’t be playing due to the birth of his first child.

The Windy City Bulls are still looking for thier first win of the season. They start a five game road trip in Delaware.

The Blackhawks are hosting the New York Rangers tonight at the United Center. Chicago probably going with the top line of Jonathan Toews centering Brandon Saad on the left and Richard Panik on the right. Chicago are 8-8-2 this season, just four wins out of their last ten games. The Rangers are coming in on a six game winning streak, they’re 9-7-2 overall the season.

Bulls Challenge Raptors After Significant Injuries

 

The Bulls visit the Raptors tonight. Bobby Portis will be the back up power forward tonight after an eight game suspension. David Nwaba will miss the next two or three weeks do to an ankle injury. Paul Zipser will take his place in the line up.

There is going to be some G League action when The Windy City Bulls visit Grand Rapids.

Corey Crawford has captured the NHL’s first star of the week award. He went 2-1-0 with a .68 goals against average, a .979 save percentage, and two shutouts during the period ending November 5. The Blackhawks goaltender lifted his record to 7-5-0 this season with 13 appearances. The Blackhawks visit the Flyers on Thursday night.

Monday Night Football had Matt Stafford throwing for 361 yards and a pair of touchdowns to Marvin Jones as the Lions snap their three game skid with a 30-17 victory over the Packers in Lambeau Field.

The Bears getting to practice after the bye week. They’ll host the Packers Sunday at Soldier Field.