CHICAGO teams

Greg Wyshynski ESPN 

Will Chicago need to protect Brent Seabrook in the Seattle expansion draft? The defenseman will likely be placed on long-term injured reserve — but his contract, which ends after 2023-24, has a full no-move clause. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told me Seabrook will “likely not” have to be protected. “It's also likely he can't be selected by Seattle. Before the draft we will review list of players and deem players who have long-term, career-ending injuries as ‘exempt' for purposes of draft."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

A couple nights ago, Tony La Russa and some of the White Sox coaches were comparing this group to some of his old teams. They mentioned some old A's and Cardinals teams, but La Russa brought up the 1983 White Sox team of Carlton Fisk, Harold Baines and Greg Luzinski, which won 99 games.

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