The ex-DePaul star said the McPier arena will be a "huge positive'' to keeping Chicago players in town.
Despite the frigid temps, Chicago Park District rinks will shut down for the season.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel did win a majority of votes in Hyde Park, however.
Low turnout usually helps incumbents, expert says.
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Rahm Emanuel has a strong base near Downtown, but didn't perform that well on the South and West sides.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's lack of support in outlying wards lands him in runoff with Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
Incumbent Ald. John Pope and challenger Susan Sadloski Garza were frontrunners in the seven-person race.
The incumbent defeated five challengers.
The runoff will be held April 7.
It's a runoff as Mayor Rahm Emanuel will take on Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on April 7.
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Candidates vie over who can best balance wooing developers and including community in decisions.
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