Marian Hossa wont play next season due to skin disorder
Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa will not play next season because of a progressive skin disorder, the team announced Wednesday.Hossa, 38, has been taking medication for the allergy and Hossa says that the medications that he takes wont allow him to compete https://www.blackhawksoutlet.com/Chris_Chelios_Jersey-9,While I am disappointed that I will not be able to play, I have to consider the severity of my condition and how the treatments have impacted my life both on and off the ice, Hossa said in a statement.Article continues below ...Because of the dramatic nature of the medications required and their decreasing effectiveness, we strongly support his decision not to play during the 2017-18 season. We feel in the most certain terms this is the appropriate approach for Marian in order to keep him functional and healthy in the short term and throughout his life https://www.blackhawksoutlet.com/Duncan_Keith_Jersey-15, Chicago Blackhawks team physician Dr. Michael Terry said.Hossa signed a 12-year deal worth about $63.3-million in 2009 and has four years remaining on the deal. He is coming off a season in which he scored 26 goals and 45 points.Hossa has played 1,309 games since entering the league in the 1997-98 season at 19 years old. He has been a member of the Blackhawks for the past eight seasons and won three Stanley Cups.