Chicago forward Kris Versteeg suffers upper-body injury

CHICAGO – Chicago forward Kris Versteeg suffered an upper-body injury in the Blackhawks’ 3-2 pre-season overtime loss to the Washington Capitals on Saturday night and will be day to day.

Versteeg was a finalist in voting for the Calder Trophy as rookie of the year last season, finishing behind Columbus goalie Steve Mason and Anaheim forward Bobby Ryan.

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Versteeg had 22 goals and 31 assists in 78 games in 2008-09.

“He got hit late in the first and wasn’t feeling too hot in his upper body,” Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said. “We’ll see.”