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Another veteran, Weinrich, gets the nod

Updated: August 23, 2004, 4:47 PM ET
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Team USA will be without the veteran leadership of defenseman Derian Hatcher for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey, which begins Aug. 30.

Hatcher, a 13-year NHL veteran who was on the American squad that won the inaugural World Cup of Hockey in 1996, has withdrawn from the 2004 event for personal reasons.

Eric Weinrich, a 16-year NHL veteran and nine-time member of the U.S. Men's National Team, has been chosen to take his place. Weinrich finished last season with ...

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