Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa, left, keeps his eye on the puck while defenseman Sheldon Brookbank prepares to block him during NHL hockey practice Friday, June 14, 2013, in Chicago. The Blackhawks lead the Boston Bruins 1-0 in the best-of-seven games Stanley Cup final series. Game 2 is scheduled for Saturday in Chicago. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)
BOSTON - The Chicago Blackhawks have scratched forward Marian Hossa from Monday night's Stanley Cup final game against the Boston Bruins.
Hossa was tied for the team lead with 15 points in the playoffs. He was third in the regular season on the Blackhawks with 17 goals.
The Blackhawks said on their Twitter account that "something apparently happened during warmups."
Ben Smith was in the lineup in his place. Smith, who played at Boston College, appeared in one game for Chicago during the regular season.