Marian Hossa out for Game 6
CHICAGO -- The Blackhawks will get the services of forward Andrew Shaw back in the lineup for Game 6 against the Phoenix Coyotes on Monday but remain without winger Marian Hossa who's still recovering from a head injury suffered in Game 3.
"I'm ruling him out for (Monday)," coach Joel Quenneville said Sunday evening. "No news, the same."
Quenneville says he's getting daily reports on Hossa and wouldn't be any more specific about his injury except to rule him out of Game 6.
Hossa was taken off the ice in a stretcher in the first period of Game 3 after Coyotes forward Raffi Torres hit him with a high check to the head. Torres wasn't penalized on the play but was subsequently suspended for 25 games for the blow. He'll serve Game 3 of his suspension on Monday.
Shaw is coming off a three-game suspension of his own, for hitting Phoenix goaltender Mike Smith in the helmet as he played the puck behind his net in Game 2.
"I'm sure he's excited in getting back in and getting a chance to play again," Quenneville said. "We're looking forward to it."
Quenneville indicated Shaw would be in the lineup but didn't say who he would be replacing. The Coyotes lead the series 3-2.