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Canes’ Faulk suffers upper-body injury, won’t return

Mar 2, 2014, 9:49 PM EDT

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Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk suffered an upper-body injury and won’t return against the Anaheim Ducks, according to various sources including the OC Register’s Eric Stephens.

It’s unclear how serious Faulk’s issue may be.

The 21-year-old surprised some by making the U.S. men’s hockey team that eventually finished in fourth place at the 2014 Olympics. Faulk hasĀ 23 points in 61 games including Sunday’s contest.

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