Today the Chicago Blackhawks placed forward Marian Hossa on IR and recalled Vincent Hinostroza from Rockford. The veteran winger has 10 goals this year and has admitted that his offensive game is starting to tail off, but is still one of the most sought after defensive forwards in the league. The Hawks dropped their 3rd straight Saturday to the Anahiem Ducks, with this news following, expect coach Joel Quenneville to shake up the lines. The Maple Leafs travel to the United Center Monday to take on the Blackhawks. The Blackhawks also dropped to second in the central with the loss Saturday.
from Yahoo Sports
Marián Hossa is a Slovak professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Hossa was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the first round, 12th overall.
- Height: 6′ 1″ Weight: 207 lb.
- Position played: RW
- Born: January 12, 1979 (age 37), Stara Lubovna, Czechoslovakia
- Draft: 1997 1st round (12th pick) by the Ottawa Senators
- Salary: $7,900,000