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Handzus Out, Forsberg Waits

via TSN,
One Philadelphia Flyers' forward has pulled out of the Olympics, and another one might have to do the same. Michal Handzus has withdrawn from the ASlovakian side with a rotator cuff injury. Meanwhile, Swedish superstar Peter Forsberg had an MRI on Sunday. Official results have not been made public, but there is apparently still a problem with Forsberg's groin. He is scheduled to meet with Flyers' general manager Bob Clarke today to determine his status for the Olympic Games. A decision may not come for a week, as Forsberg can opt to sit out the round-robin portion of the tournament and suit up for the playoff round - if he's ready.
update 1:40pm, via TSN,
Peter Forsberg is going to the Olympics. The Swedish superstar had an MRI on Sunday. Official results have not been made public, but there was apparently still a little problem with Forsberg's groin. However, after meeting today with Flyers' general manager Bob Clarke, Forsberg got the green light to go to Torino.
update 2:47pm, more on Forsberg via the Philadelphia Flyers...

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