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Swedish hockey star Henrik Zetterberg’s Olympic run is over

Feb 14, 2014, 2:14 AM EDT

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Update: Sweden’s Olympic men’s ice hockey team received brutal news on Friday, as star Henrik Zetterberg won’t play another game in the tournament. He’s suffering from a herniated disc that might require back surgery.

He scored a goal in Sweden’s win against the Czech Republic and was expected to be one of the team’s go-to forwards, especially with Henrik Sedin out of the Olympics with an issue of his own.

It’s too late for Sweden to replace the 33-year-old, so they’ll need to stick with the remaining 24 players.

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