Advertisement

Hossa game-time decision for Blackhawks

The

Chicago Blackhawks

' lineup against the defending Stanley Cup champion

Boston Bruins

on Saturday night is in flux.

Winger

Marian Hossa

did not participate in the Hawks' morning skate at the

United Center

and coach

Joel Quenneville

said the decision on whether the veteran plays in the Original Six matchup will come just prior to the game.

"He could play -- he's questionable," Quenneville said of Hossa, who also missed Friday's practice. "(It's an) upper-body (injury), not serious. Hopefully he can play."

Also a possibility is winger

Viktor Stalberg

, who hasn't played this season after suffering a knee injury during an exhibition game against the

Detroit Red Wings

.

"We'll see what what happens," said Stalberg, who is wearing a brace on his left knee. "There's probably a chance (I'll play), yes.

"(The knee) is feeling good. It's the way I want it to feel and I feel like I'll be ready to play. I haven't played a game in a couple of weeks so it will be a little different."

Corey Crawford

will start in goal for the Hawks after missing Thursday night's game with a lower-body injury.

Tim Thomas

is scheduled to start for the Bruins.

Twitter @ChrisKuc

Advertisement
Advertisement