Blackhawks rule out Marian Hossa (upper-body injury) for Friday

Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa (upper body) will miss Friday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

What It Means:

Hossa sustained the injury during the first period of Tuesday's loss to the Ottawa Senators. He should be able to return on December 27 following the Christmas break.

Hossa has 23 points (16 goals, seven assists) in 32 games this season. His 52.4 Corsi For Percentage is just below his career-average (54.3), while his 3.0 Relative Corsi For Percentage at Even Strength is the third-best of his career.