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“The worry I’ve had — and it’s still there — is: Can I still play?  Am I going to be able to play at the top level?  That question still isn’t gone completely, so I have a lot of other things on my mind than worrying about [the roster].”

-Sami Salo of the Vancouver Canucks.  More from Salo by Ian MacIntyre of the Vancouver Sun.

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his trade value just sky rocketed

Posted by Jdunc from Flint, MI on 01/04/11 at 03:00 PM ET

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Poor Sami Salo. With a quote like that, it seems quite probable that he’s always had a worry in the back of his mind that he’s going to get injured again, and that just breeds negativity. He’s a heart and soul player.

Posted by NathanBC on 01/04/11 at 03:18 PM ET

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When I first read that quote, I was pretty sure it was Mike Modano.

Posted by HockeyTownTodd on 01/04/11 at 04:35 PM ET

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Good article. Rare that a professional athlete will tell a journalist what they are actually thinking and not just regurgitate the ‘positivism’ mantra that you usually get.

Posted by blammo from Vancouver, BC on 01/04/11 at 04:47 PM ET

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