Marian Hossa suffered an upper-body injury in the first period and will not return as the Chicago Blackhawks hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins at Soldier Field on Saturday night.
Years from now, when you're asked the trivia question, "Who scored the first NHL goal at Soldier Field?" you'll have an answer: Patrick Sharp.
Soldier Field, the frozen tundra (or the frozen surface atop the sod-type stuff) and the insanity known as late-winter weather here in Chicago: It makes for a great combination, doesn’t it?
They just completed their second stint as teammates on the Olympic stage. They’re two of the NHL’s biggest stars. They have three Stanley Cups between them.