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Getzlaf cleared to play in Games

Updated: February 15, 2010, 10:57 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

VANCOUVER -- Jeff Carter's trip to the Olympics was short-lived.

The Philadelphia Flyers forward was informed by Team Canada on Monday that he would not be needed, as Anaheim Ducks star Ryan Getzlaf received medical clearance to play in the Winter Olympics following an impressive four-point night Sunday in Edmonton.

Team Canada announced the news ahead of Monday's 3 p.m. ET deadline to submit final rosters to Olympic organizers. Canada's Olympic opener is Tuesday night against Norway.

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