Chicago Sports Recap: 4/6/23

Chicago Blackhawks  Chicago Blackhawks 0 – Vancouver Canucks 3

Highlights:  Thatcher Demko stopped 33 shots for his first shutout of the season and third overall in the  Vancouver Canucks‘ 3-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night. The last time Demko and the Canucks (35-36-7) had a shutout was Dec. 6, 2021 when they beat the L.A. Kings 4-0 in their first game under then-head coach Bruce BoudreauAndrei Kuzmenko, Vitali Kravtsov and J.T. Miller, into the empty net, scored and defenseman Akito Hirose had two assists to help the Canucks end a four-game losing streak. Alex Stalock stopped 26 shots for the Blackhawks. They were coming off a 4-3 victory at Calgary on Tuesday night, but have lost nine of 10.

Chicago White SoxSan Francisco Giants 16 – Chicago White Sox 6

Highlights:  J.D. Davis hit a grand slam in the ninth off mop-up reliever Hanser Alberto for his third hit, Michael Conforto cracked a three-run homer among three hits and the San Francisco Giants powered past the Chicago White Sox 16-6 on Thursday. Mike Yastrzemski and Wilmer Flores each launched a two-run shot in San Francisco’s five-homer, 20-hit attack. Rookie catcher Blake Sabol tagged the first home run of his career and added two singles to give him four total hits in his first six games. Tim Anderson had two RBI for Chicago. Jakob Junis (2-0) tossed four innings of scoreless, two-hit relief for the win. Read more at:  (AP)

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