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Zhitnik Out Of Olympics

fro the AP via the Seattle Post Intelligencer,
Alexei Zhitnik's sprained ankle has knocked the New York Islanders defenseman out of the Olympics. Zhitnik, chosen to play for Russia in the Turin Games that begin next week, said after practice Tuesday that he will likely sit out New York's final two games before the Olympic break and stay home to recover.

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