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Pavel Kubina, Simon Gagne ruled out

Updated: May 1, 2011, 8:18 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

WASHINGTON -- The Tampa Bay Lightning will be without the services of veterans Pavel Kubina and Simon Gagne in Sunday's Game 2 against the Washington Capitals.

Both players suffered head injuries in Game 1, a 4-2 win for the Lightning.

Veteran defenseman Randy Jones will replace Kubina, while minor league forward Blair Jones will make his NHL playoff debut up front.

Jones has been physically able to play for a few days, but Tampa Bay coach Guy Boucher said he was reluctant to ...

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