CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Bulls host LeBron James and the Miami Heat Thursday night. Miami had a 10-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday night against Detroit Dwyane (dwayn) Wade sat out that game with a sore knee. The Bulls have won only once since point guard Derrick Rose was lost for the season with a tear in the meniscus in his right knee.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks skate at division rival Minnesota Thursday night in their third meeting with the Wild this season. They've split the first two games. The Blackhawks lost to Dallas Tuesday night in their first game at home following a successful 6-1 road trip. They're atop the NHL's Western Conference with a record of 20-5-4.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Alexander Steen looks for a milestone Thursday night when the St. Louis Blues host the New York Islanders. His next goal will be his 100th as a Blue. St. Louis is 11-1-2 at Scottrade Center this season. New York is winless in its last seven games.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Jordan Lynch of Northern Illinois is one of five finalists for the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award. The Huskies' quarterback is fourth in the nation in total offense and has led his team into the MAC championship game Friday night against Bowling Green.
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