Blackhawks' Marian Hossa expected to play tonight

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Wednesday June 19th, 2013

Marian Hossa is expected to play tonight. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Marian Hossa is expected to play tonight. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa is expected to play in tonight's Stanley Cup Finals game, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville told reporters Wednesday morning.

"He is expected to play tonight. He's fine," Quenneville said.

Hossa was a surprise late scratch from Game 3 against the Bruins, which Chicago lost to fall behind 2-1 in the series. The team said that he suffered an upper-body injury before warmups and it hoped he would be ready to play in Game 4.

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