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by Paul on 02/23/06 at 10:22 AM ET
Sources tell Sportsnet Vancouver Canucks defenseman Mathias Ohlund will return to Vancouver on Friday to further assess a cracked rib...On a sidenote, it must be a thrill for Niklas Kronwall to be in the Swedish lineup. Four days ago, he was preparing to play with Grand Rapids for a few games, now he is on center stage of the hockey world. update 9:15am, via TSN,
Swedish defenceman Mattias Ohlund is out of Olympic tournament with what doctors suspect are broken ribs. The good news for Vancouver Canucks fans is that Ohlund is expected to be out of action between seven and 10 days. "It's not a serious injury," said team doctor Lannert Hovelius. "But he can't play in the next few days so we had to replace him.
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