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Komisarek May Not Be Ready For The Olympics

from Jonas Siegel of 640am,

Mike Komisarek’s availability for the upcoming Vancouver Olympics might be in jeopardy.

The 27-year-old defenseman is still sidelined from a mysterious upper-body injury (suspected shoulder) and while he might be ready to return on Saturday, his status for the United States Olympic team in Vancouver isn’t quite clear.

“[Tuesday] is three weeks to our first game,” Ron Wilson said of the American team. “If you take the one week away, he has I’d say a week to feel comfortable. If he’s not we’d have to make other plans for the Olympics.”

“I’m not going to put his career at risk. And we’re not going to risk his future with the Leafs for a two-week Olympic thing either.”

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  Tags: mike+komisarek, team+usa

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