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Jackson Carruthers wears a temporary cast, after surgery on a cut achilles tendon, watching the action on the ice from a wheelchair. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Young player sidelined by injury

In 2013, Ottawa Senators player Erik Karlsson suffered a serious injury to his Achilles tendon, the tendon that attaches the heel to the calf. As Karlsson bent his knee, a gap opened between the back of his leg and the stiff back of his skate, allowing the skate blade of Pittsburgh Penguin forward Matt Cooke to slice into his leg, cutting the tendo

Hockey Canada head Tom Renney has several plans in place -- with or without NHL players -- for Canada's coaches and roster at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea next February. (David Bloom/Postmedia Network)

Uneasy wait for Olympics decision

Tom Renney has Plan A and Plan B and maybe even a Plan C in his Hockey Canada office and admits he has no clue whether NHL players will be participating in the Olympic Games next year in Korea.