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Henrik Zetterberg is done for the Olympics

Ice Hockey - Winter Olympics Day 5 - Czech Republic v Sweden

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of Sweden celebrates with his teammates after a goal in the second period against Jakub Kovar #1 of Czech Republic during the Men’s Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group C game on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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Carl Juborg of Expressen in Sweden has reported that Henrik Zetterberg is done for the Olympics due to his injuries. Multiple outlets back that up, with strong suggestions that the 33-year-old might need back surgery. (There’s talk of a herniated disc.)’s Corey Masisak passes along more:

The CBC’s Elliotte Friedman backs it up further:

Sweden opened the tournament with a 4-2 win over the Czech Republic on Wednesday. Zetterberg scored a goal in the victory.

Masisak notes that Sweden cannot add anyone else to its roster, so they’ll roll with 24 players:

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