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Henrik Sedin won't play in Olympics

Updated: February 6, 2014, 7:08 PM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Vancouver Canucks star Henrik Sedin will sit out the Sochi Olympics, saying he's physically unable to play for Sweden.

In a statement issued by the NHL club Thursday, Sedin said: "I'm disappointed not to be physically able to represent my country at the Winter Olympic Games. This is a difficult decision but ultimately the best decision for me personally, Team Sweden and the Vancouver Canucks. I wish my teammates the best and look forward to returning to play."

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