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KHL Stars To Replace Koivu And Filppula

Posted By Kate Reiter On February 7, 2014 @ 2:23 PM In NHL | No Comments

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Finland’s hopes of winning a medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics took a major hit when injuries to Valtteri Filppula and Mikko Koivu will keep both of them from playing in Sochi and they’ll reportedly be replaced by a pair of KHL teammates.

Juha Hiitela of Finnish outlet Urheilusanomat reports they’ll be replaced by forwards Jarkko Immonen and Sakari Salminen, both currently playing for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in the KHL.

For more on this story visit: Joe Yerdon, NBC Sports [2]

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