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Dan Cleary's comeback receives more validation at Canadian Olympic camp

Updated: August 28, 2009, 1:33 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

CALGARY, Alberta -- Detroit Red Wings forward Dan Cleary was playing golf in late June when he noticed he had a voice mail.

It was from Red Wings vice president and Team Canada GM Steve Yzerman.

"Oh my god, I have to be honest: I was blown away," Cleary said Thursday as the Olympic camp wrapped up.

Considering that four years ago Cleary showed up to Wings camp on an NHL tryout in a bid to reignite his career, he certainly had reason to be blown away.

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