Found June 20, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
To put things delicately, I think that this kind of stuff is dumb as dumb can be, but I kind of have to report it. So, per the Ottawa Sun's Chris Stevenson: Ex-Chicago Blackhawk Tony Amonte stirred things up at the Stanley Cup final when he questioned the toughness of 'Hawks winger Marian Hossa. Hossa missed Game 3 after taking the warmup -- it was rumoured he had a neck injury -- but was back at his post for Game 4 Wednesday night. Amonte said Hossa is "not the guy with the highest pain threshold in the NHL," on Comcast SportsNet New England where he works as an analyst on Bruins telecasts. "If you look back to his stats and you look throughout his career, he usually plays about 60 games, takes about 20 or 30 off every year just to make sure he's fresh coming into the postseason," said Amonte. "He's not a guy that will play through a lot of injuries." [sarcasm] After the game, guess what Marian Hossa said to the Chicago ...

Marian Hossa: ‘I Really Don’t Care What Tony Amonte Says’

Tony Amonte played eight-plus seasons in Chicago but one current Blackhawk doesn’t really care what one of the franchise’s all-time best has to say about him. Marian Hossa, who missed Game 3 against the Bruins due to injury, was lit up by Amonte, who is ninth on the team’s all-time scoring list with 541 points. “[Hossa] is not the guy with the highest pain threshold in the...

Hossa set to return for Blackhawks in Game 4

Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa is set to return for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals. Chicago coach Joel Quenneville says Hossa was expected to play Wednesday night against the Boston Bruins after missing Game 3 on Monday night with an upper body injury. Hossa was a late scratch from the lineup for that game. The Bruins won 2-0 and took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. ...

Chicago Blackhawks’ Marian Hossa “likely to play” in Game 4

Boston completely dominated every phase of Game 3. Don’t be fooled by the 2-0 result, the game was never that close. The 2011 Stanley Cup champions have the Chicago Blackhawks on their heels going into a crucial Game 4. To make matters worse, the Western Conference champs may be without one of their superstar forwards, again. Marian Hossa was a late scratch from Chicago’s lineup...

Hossa 'expected' back for Game 4

"Expected" was the keyword as far as Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa's status hours before Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. "He's expected to play tonight," Blackhawks coach Joe Quenneville told reporters after a pre-game skate at TD Garden on Wednesday. Added Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews: "I think it's expected right now, but it...

Hawks expect Hossa to return for Game 4

Paul wasn't feeling well when this news broke, so, a little belatedly: ESPN Chicago's Scott Powers reports that the Blackhawks believe that Marian Hossa will return from whatever ailed him in Game 3 in time to skate in Game 4: Other than saying it's an upper-body injury, [Blackhawks coach Joel] Quenneville wouldn't go into detail about why Hossa, who is tied...

Chicago Blackhawks' Hossa set to return in Game 4

Jeff Gross/Getty Images BOSTON--  According to a report from the Associated Press,  Chicago Blackhawks  forward Marian Hossa  will return for tonight’s Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals (link). Per Chicago head coach Joel Quenneville, Hossa was expected to play on Wednesday night after missing Monday’s Game 3 tilt with an upper body injury, but did not do so.  Chicago could...

Maybe Marian Hossa’s ‘resting’

Per CSN Chicago's Tracey Myers... #Blackhawks skate about to start. No Hossa out here. Extra a.m. rest, perhaps? We shall see... — Tracey Myers (@TramyersCSN) June 19, 2013 And's Dan Rosen: Marian Hossa is NOT on the ice for the Blackhawks morning skate. — Dan Rosen (@drosennhl) June 19, 2013

The real 3 stars of Game 3

Marian Hossa was a late scratch for the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday, but I'm not even sure the team's co-points leader in these playoffs could saved them in a relatively easy 2-0 win for the Boston Bruins , who moved to within two wins of their second Cup in three years. Daniel Paille, the savior of Game 2 , got on the board first for...

Joel Quenneville Says Marian Hossa Will ‘Likely’ Play in Game 4 Against Bruins

Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa has yet to find the back of the net in the Stanley Cup Final, but through two games against the Bruins, it looked like he was ready to break out. That’s why it was a pretty tough blow for Chicago to take when they had to scratch the veteran forward just minutes before Game 3. It sounds like Hossa should be back for Game 4, though. That’s according...

Quenneville: Hossa 'likely' to return

Marian Hossa will "likely" play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville told reporters at TD Garden on Tuesday. Hossa was a surprise scratch before Game 3 on Monday, a tilt the Boston Bruins won, 2-0, to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Details remained scant on what Quenneville had described as an "upper-body injury...

Chicago's woes don't end with Hossa

Jonathan Toews pedaled on the stationary bike. Patrick Sharp and Dave Bolland were swarmed by reporters. The Chicago Blackhawks non-starters took part in an optional skate. There was no sign of the one Blackhawks player of utmost concern on Tuesday: Marian Hossa. Bolland, for instance, wouldn't even say he's seen Hossa, who was an unforeseen scratch before the Bruins'...

The Daily Buzz: Tuesday, June 18

Marian Hossa sat out and the Chicago Blackhawks lost control of their Stanley Cup Finals series against the Boston Bruins, Monday night, but that wasn't the only news in the world of sports. On the hardwood, the Miami Heat remain confident despite trailing the San Antonio Spurs 3-2 in the NBA Finals, while the Clippers and Celtics have reportedly discussed a mega-trade that...
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