After taking part in Tuesday's morning skate, Chicago winger Marian Hossa will be in the lineup against Phoenix after missing Saturday's shootout-loss to Boston with an undisclosed upper-body injury. Hossa, who had suffered the injury in last Thursday's win against Winnipeg, also missed several practices over the weekend.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis