• Dallas Stars right wing Patrick Eaves, right, celebrates with left wing Jamie Benn after scoring his first goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Eaves gets natural hat trick and Stars beat Blackhawks 4-2

    CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Eaves scored three of Dallas’ four goals in the first period, and the Stars avenged an ugly home loss to the Chicago Blackhawks with a 4-2 victory on Thursday night.

  • NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a  news conference Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Chicago. The Chicago Blackhawks will host the 2017 NHL Draft at United Center. The Draft will be held over two days, Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    2017 NHL draft to be held in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The 2017 NHL draft is coming to the United Center. And there is no coach’s challenge to take that one away from Chicago.

  • In this Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Los Angeles Angles pitcher Mat Latos throws during a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Anaheim, Calif.  A person familiar with the situation says Latos has agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced by the team.  (Kevin Sullivan/The Orange County Register via AP, File)   MAGS OUT; LOS ANGELES TIMES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    AP source: Latos agrees to $3M, 1-year deal with White Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mat Latos agreed Tuesday to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, giving manager Robin Ventura another option for the back end of his rotation.