NHL on NBCSN: Hungry Wild challenge battered Hawks

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NBCSN continues its coverage of the 2013-14 campaign tonight when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Minnesota Wild at the United Center at 8:00 p.m. ET. In addition to NBCSN, you can also watch the game online.

The defending Stanley Cup champions have already secured a playoff berth, but they want to do more than just limp into their probable first-round series against the hot Colorado Avalanche. That’s exactly what they’re doing right now though.

Chicago just returned from a three-game road trip where they were outscored 12-4 and didn’t earn a single point. On top of that they lost captain Jonathan Toews, who will join Patrick Kane on the sidelines for the rest of the regular season.

Editor’s Note: Pro Hockey Talk’s partner FanDuel is hosting a $1,000 Fantasy Hockey league for Thursday’s NHL games. It’s $10 to join and first prize is $200. Starts Thursday at 7:00 p.m…

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CTA Passengers Help Save Woman Who Fell On Blue Line Tracks

CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Several people helped save a woman who fell onto a set of Blue Line tracks in the River West neighborhood on Wednesday.

WBBM Newsradio’s Terry Keshner reports it all happened around 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Blue Line subway station at Chicago and Milwaukee.

Rita Sattler, who works for Ald. Tim Cullerton (38th) saw it all happen.

“She staggered backwards, and fell towards the third rail,” she said.

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A man in an orange University of Illinois sweatshirt jumped on the tracks and waved his arms to flag down a southbound train before it could hit the woman.

The CTA said its control center was aware the woman had fallen on the tracks, so the train already was slowing down.

Sattler and others on the platform…

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