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Wrist sprain to sideline Forsberg at least one week

Updated: October 21, 2006, 11:20 PM ET
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PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia center Peter Forsberg will miss at least a week after he sprained his left wrist in the Flyers' 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Thursday night.

The Flyers feared that Forsberg may have broken a bone, but an MRI taken Friday morning at Orlando Regional Medical Center revealed just a sprain and contusion.

"We are very fortunate that the injury is what it is," Flyers strength and conditioning coach Jim McCrossin said. "Right now Peter is in a wrist ...

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