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Inside the Projections: Injury

When stars miss 12-plus games, postseason chances take a big hit

Originally Published: September 23, 2009
By Will Carroll | Puck Prospectus
Marian GaborikBruce Bennett/Getty ImagesCan Marian Gaborik give the Rangers what they need? A healthy season.

Want to know how the NHL season will shake out? We've got your answers right here. For ESPN The Magazine's upcoming NHL Preview issue, we had the minds at Puck Prospectus break down the league with their new VUKOTA projection system to help generate The Mag's preseason Power Rankings and predicted order of finish for the 2009-10 season.

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Will Carroll writes two injury columns per week relating to fantasy football for ESPN.com. Carroll can also be seen on The Fantasy Show Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2. He also writes baseball injury articles on www.baseballprospectus.com.

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