Found April 09, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Dan Cleary
TEAMS: Detroit Red Wings
PK for GM. via Craig Custance tweet, Dan Cleary says he’s about 50 percent. Will play game 1 in Nashville. via Ansar Khan tweet, Cleary said he will play in opener. Will need pain killing injection before each game. Said he has tear in knee, bone on bone rubbing. What do you think, is a Dan Cleary at 50% a better choice than any other player at 100%?
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