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Tavares out with a knee injury

Sochi, Russia (SportsNetwork.com) - Canadian center John Tavares will miss the remainder of the Sochi Games with a knee injury.

Tavares took a hard hit from Latvian defenseman Arturs Kulda in the second period of Canada's 2-1 win and did not return to the bench for the final 20 minutes.

Canadian head coach Mike Babcock confirmed after the game that Tavares would be sidelined the remainder of the tournament.

Tavares, the captain of the New York Islanders, is third in the NHL in scoring with 66 points in 59 games. He had not scored in four games for Team Canada.

02/19 15:06:55 ET