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Bouwmeester to take Redden's place

9/2/2004 - Wade Redden

TORONTO -- Injured defenseman Wade Redden will miss at least
one of Canada's games at the World Cup of Hockey.

The injury, most likely to his left shoulder, was confirmed in
tests Thursday. He was hurt when he was checked into the boards
during Canada's 5-1 win over Slovakia on Wednesday in Montreal.

Canada already has lost defensemen Ed Jovanovski, who sustained
a tournament-ending knee injury Tuesday against the United States.

Team Canada executive director Wayne Gretzky said
Jay Bouwmeester of the Florida Panthers will take Redden's place when
Canada faces Russia on Saturday. Gretzky said he hopes Redden can
return for a quarterfinal on Wednesday or possibly a semifinal the
following Saturday. Until then, the team has listed him as day-to-day.

"He's got some time," Gretzky said. "Everybody heals
differently."