Blackhawks Learn How Valuable Marian Hossa is the Hard Way

Blackhawks fans began to panic just after 7 p.m. Chicago time on Monday night.

Slowly tweets started coming in that Marian Hossa was a late scratch for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. Whether you were at home on a computer or standing in a bar reading your cellphone, the surprising news began to sink in. If you weren’t around technology the announcers on NBC Sports Network let 4 million know Hossa’s status. NBC analyst Mike Milbury probably thought in his head that Hossa is a disinterested Slovakian like the rest of his European counterparts. Continue reading