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Marian Gaborik to miss Olympics

Updated: February 7, 2014, 8:37 AM ET
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Saying he was "extremely disappointed," Columbus Blue Jackets forward Marian Gaborik had to withdraw from the Slovakian Olympic team on Thursday because he is not fully recovered from a broken collarbone.

Gaborik had been selected in January for his third Olympics playing for his native land, with team officials banking on him making a fast recovery from the injury and surgery. But doctors did not clear him to play.

Gaborik, who was in Los Angeles traveling ...

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