Salo out after tearing Achilles

Updated: July 23, 2010, 3:00 PM ET
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo has torn his Achilles tendon and is out indefinitely.

The team said Friday that Salo was hurt "while training." But a report in his native Finland says the 35-year-old was hurt while playing floor hockey and will be out at least three months.

The team issued a terse statement Friday, saying, "There will be no further comment from the club or Salo at this time."

According to the Vancouver Sun, team vice president ...

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