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Marian Hossa mourning, will report late

Updated: September 17, 2011, 10:09 AM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa won't be at training camp for several days as he mourns the loss of close friend Pavol Demitra.

Demitra, a former Slovakia national team captain, was among 37 players, coaches and staff of Russia's Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey club who died last week when their Yak-42 jet crashed outside Yaroslavl en route to their first game of the Continental Hockey League season. Of the 45 people on the plane, 44 died.

Hossa, along with fellow ...

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