SOG: 6 | +/-: 0
"You just have to get ready for the next one," Versteeg said Wednesday following a practice. "Obviously, you always want to play, but you have to understand what the coach feels and what's best for the team. It's something you want to fight through and come back and be a factor in helping the team."
Versteeg, who scored 12 goals and had 24 assists in 81 regular-season games, played the first five games against St. Louis and had two assists. He has 14 goals and 25 assists in 62 career playoff games, including the Blackhawks' 2010 Stanley Cup championship run.
After being traded for salary-cap purposes the following offseason, Versteeg was re-acquired Nov. 14 in a trade with the Florida Panthers in exchange for forward Jimmy Hayes and defenseman Dylan Olsen. Chicago also got forward Philippe Lefebvre in the trade.