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Hasek Injured

Hasek just removed himself from the game today against Germany in the first period. He was in the butterfly and winced in pain. Maybe a groin or knee, no report yet. update 11:26am, Hasek has returned back to the bench with his equipment still on. update 1:55pm, via the IIHF,
As for the nature of Hasek's injury, Vokoun wouldn't reveal anything. "I don't know. I was focusing on the game and he was with the doctors." After the game, Hasek told CBC television that as of right now he didn't think he'd be able to play tomorrow but that he'd re-evaluate the injury tomorrow.
update 3:03pm, via the AP,
Goalie Dominik Hasek, who starred in the Czech Republic's surprise victory in the 1998 Nagano Olympics, left Wednesday's round-robin opener against Germany in the first period with an injured left hamstring. Hasek, one of the NHL's top goalies again this season for Ottawa, will undergo an MRI exam Thursday in the Olympic Village to determine whether his hamstring is torn.

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