February 14, 2014

Swedes' Zetterberg out for Olympics with back injury

From Fox Sports -
"Sweden captain Henrik Zetterberg will miss the rest of the Olympic hockey tournament because of a herniated disk. Zetterberg scored a goal in the Swedes' opening victory over the Czech Republic on Wednesday, but sat out of Thursday's practice because of his back injury. "It is so painful for him that he can't be in it anymore," team doctor Bjorn Waldeback said. "It is Z who has taken this decision together with me. I think it is the cumulative load. There was no specific thing that happened in the game. The issues came the morning after. These are nerve-related issues and they often come creeping in. It is not one specific injury.""
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