Blackhawks' Hossa Out For 2-3 Weeks
Chicago will be without the services of Marian Hossa for the next 2-3 weeks due to an injury suffered during Saturday?s 5-1 win over Pittsburgh at Soldier Field, head coach Joel Quenneville announced.
Hossa, 35, left the game with 6:34 remaining in the first period and didn?t return to the ice. The Blackhawks then announced he?d miss the remainder of the game with an upper-body issue ? all told, Hossa played just six shifts and had 4:18 of ice time before leaving.
It?s expected that Brandon Saad will elevate to a top-line winger role in Hossa?s absence, lining up alongside Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp.
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