Chris Emma

Chris Emma mugChris Emma covers much of the Chicago sports scene for 670 The Score and CBSChicago.com. He previously worked with Scout.com for five years and also currently covers Northwestern for 247Sports.com. A Geneva native, he now lives in the Lakeview neighrborhood.

Follow Chris on Twitter @CEmma670.

NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 06:  Artem Anisimov #42 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates during the third period against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 6, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Emma: Five Takeaways From Blackhawks’ Brandon Saad Trade

What’s next for the Blackhawks in the wake of their Brandon Saad trade?

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Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, left, and general manager Stan Bowman. (Getty Images)

Emma: Believe In Stan Bowman

The Blackhawks will once again rework their roster around a championship core.

CBS Chicago–3 hours ago

Brandon Saad is congratulated by teammates after scoring a first period gaol against the Phildelphia Flyers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Trade Brandon Saad To Columbus For Four Forwards

The sudden surprise came on Tuesday afternoon when Bowman dealt Saad to Columbus in exchange for four forwards and a 2016 fourth-round selection.

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CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 17: David Ross #3 Starlin Castro #13 and Kyle Schwarber #12 celebrate with Chris Denorfia #15 of the Chicago Cubs after Denorfia hit a three run home run during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on June 17, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** David Ross; Starlin Castro; Kyle Schwarber; Chris Denorfia

Emma: Cubs’ Success Is Ahead Of Schedule, So What’s Next?

Important decisions loom for the Cubs’ present and future.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2015

Blackhawks defenseman David Rundblad. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks Sign David Rundblad To 2-Year Extension

The Blackhawks have secured defensive depth by keeping Rundblad aboard.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2015

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Stan Bowman Optimistic For Blackhawks’ Offseason

The Blackhawks are closing in on some key offseason moves to clear cap.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2015

Jonathan Toews, right, celebrates his second-period goal with teammate Patrick Sharp against tin Game 4. Chicago won 2-1. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks To Open Oct. 7 Against Rangers

The Blackhawks will host the Rangers, then travel to Brooklyn and battle the Islanders.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2015

Cubs rookie third baseman Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Emma: Baseball’s Rising Stars Bursting Onto The Scene

This is a special group of young MLB talent.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015

Mark McGwire. (Getty Images)

Mark McGwire Reflects On Sammy Sosa, 1998 Season

Now the Dodgers hitting coach, McGwire is at Wrigley Field this week.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015

Karl-Anthony Towns. (Getty Images)

Emma’s NBA Mock Draft: Uncertainty Awaits After 1-2

The Bulls hold the No. 22 pick in Thursday’s draft.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015

Patrick Sharp. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Emma: 5 Blackhawks Solutions To Get Under The Salary Cap

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman will be a busy man this summer.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 15:  Head coach Joel Quenneville of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates by hoisting the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning  by a score of 2-0 in Game Six to win the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center  on June 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Give It Up To One Of The Greatest, Joel Quenneville

Quenneville has to rank among the all-time coaching greats.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2015

White Sox manager Robin Ventura takes the ball from left-hander John Danks. (Getty Images)

Emma: White Sox Offer Few Reasons For Optimism

The White Sox occupy last place in the AL Central.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2015

Marian Hossa. (Marty Rosenbaum/CBS Chicago)

Emma: Blackhawks’ Roster Breakdown, 2015-’16 Outlook

Some key players from the Stanley Cup winner will be leaving town.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2015

Blackhawks fans pose with a home-made Stanley Cup during the victory parade and ensuing rally. (Getty Images)

Emma: Blackhawks Are Toast Of The Town

Chicago celebrated its Stanley Cup champions on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2015

Jonathan Toews hoist the Stanley Cup. (Getty Images)

Emma: Jonathan Toews Adds To An Extraordinary Legacy

At 27, Toews has been the leader of three Stanley Cup teams and won two Olympic gold medals.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2015

The Blackhawks pose with the Stanley Cup. (Getty Images)

Emma: Blackhawks’ Stan Bowman Does It Again

“It’s an incredible feeling,” Blackhawks GM Bowman says.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2015

Kimmo Timonen #44 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning  by a score of 2-0 in Game Six to win the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center  on June 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Emma: Kimmo Timonen Leaves On His Own Terms, As A Champion

The 40-year-old defenseman called it a career after winning his first Cup.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2015

The Blackhawks celebrate after defeating Lightning in Game 6 to win the Stanley Cup on Monday night at the United Center. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks Are A Modern Dynasty

Chicago has won three titles in six seasons in the salary cap era.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2015

Tampa Bay Lightning (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Emma: Seasoned Lightning Not Fazed By Big Stage

Tampa Bay is playing its 26th game this postseason, tying an NHL record.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2015

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