I knew it wasn’t going to be a very pleasant morning when I was greeted with this quote from Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville:
“He looked really good today,” Hawks coach Joel Quenneville said Sunday. “I think he’ll get there and have a different group working on him. I think he’ll be fine.”
Apparently Hossa’s status is up to Slovakia’s medical people, which is OK with the Hawks.
“He looked fine exiting today,” Quenneville said. “We’ll let them decide where he is at health-wise, but we really saw significant improvement from yesterday.”
So let me get this straight….the Hawks as an organization are perfectly content with having an outside organization decide whether their star player – who’s also signed through the next decade - is ready to play or not after suffering a concussion on Saturday night.
Gee, I wonder if the Slovakia medical staff will clear Hossa to play.