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Senators' Owner Roasts Cooke for Injury

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OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have begun to adjust to life without Erik Karlsson, but that doesn’t mean they are happy about it.

Ottawa will be without its star defenceman for the remainder of the season as Karlsson underwent surgery Thursday for a lacerated Achilles after being cut during Wednesday’s game by the skate of Pittsburgh Penguins forward Matt Cooke.

Senators owner Eugene Melnyk told TSN on Friday that “to have [Karlsson] taken out by a goon is unconscionable.”

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