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Phaneuf will miss Game 6

Monday, 04.27.2009 / 1:57 PM / 2009 Playoffs Conference Quarterfinals

By Todd Kimberley - NHL.com Correspondent

CALGARY -- Mike Keenan has just said Dion Phaneuf will not play tonight in Game 6, adding that he is day-to-day.

Anders Eriksson, who spent the 2008-09 regular season in AHL Quad Cities, and played 22:44 in Game 1 of this series, is expected to draw in.

Phaneuf left Game 5 in Chicago on Saturday night after a helmet-on-helmet collision with Chicago's Troy Brouwer in the third period. Phaneuf did not return, and did not take the morning skate here today.
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