Blackhawks honour Hossa in warm-up tribute

Posted on 6th March 2013 by hockeymedia in Game-Used,The Want List,Tribute | Tags: ,

NHLThe Chicago Blackhawks paid tribute to Marian Hossa who played in his 1,000th NHL game on March 3, 2013. As part of the team tribute, the players all wore a commemorative “Hossa” 81 jersey in the pre-game warm-up two days later on March 5.

The Hossa jerseys were are signed by both Hossa and the teammate who wore the jersey. The jerseys will be auctioned off via chicagoblackhawks.com through 12pm on March 11. Proceeds from the auction will be split between Hossa’s Heroes and the Blackhawks Charities.

Hossa, who signed with the Blackhawks as a free agent on July 1, 2009, has recorded 921 points (426G, 495A) over the span of his 15-year NHL career with Ottawa, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Detroit and Chicago. The 34-year-old StarĂ¡ Lubovna, Slovakia, native also helped the Blackhawks to their first Stanley Cup in 49 years, recording 15 points (3G, 12A) during the 2010 postseason.

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