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Will Seattle Grace-Mercy West really shut down its ER? Not if the docs have anything to say about it!

In this sneak peek of Grey's Anatomy Season 9, Episode 13: "Bad Blood" (January 31), Owen (Kevin McKidd) tries to talk Dr. Cahill out of cutting the ER, passionately arguing that it's a key part of saving lives.

His words don't seem to move her, but the sudden appearance of an emergency patient near death might.

Catch the episode tonight, January 31, 2013, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.