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Zednik's injury brings Malarchuk's own nightmare back to surface

Updated: February 12, 2008, 10:30 PM ET
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It's a memory that Clint Malarchuk cannot erase, even with the passing of two decades.

After hearing the news of Richard Zednik's gruesome neck injury -- the Florida Panther's carotid artery was accidentally severed by a teammate's skate in a game Sunday -- Malarchuk had to once again fight off a recurring nightmare.

"I called in sick," Malarchuk told The Calgary Herald on Monday. "And I was sick. In my head. In my heart. I didn't have a cold. I didn't have flu. But ...

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