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Report: Daniel Sedin will practice today

Apr 9, 2012, 1:21 PM EST

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Daniel Sedin is expected to practice with the Canucks today, reports Global’s Kristin Reid.

Reid says Sedin should be ready for Wednesday’s Game 1 against the Kings, assuming he can practice symptom-free today and tomorrow.

Sedin missed the last nine games of the regular season after suffering a concussion from a Duncan Keith elbow.

Vancouver went 8-1-0 without Sedin, but against a stingy Los Angeles team, the Canucks will want their top goal-scorer in the lineup.

In four games versus the Kings this season, Vancouver managed just seven goals combined. The Canucks won the teams’ last meeting, 1-0.

  1. bergeronforselke - Apr 9, 2012 at 1:35 PM

    It’s a Festivus miracle!!

  2. kitshky - Apr 9, 2012 at 1:36 PM

    And collective heads fall into collective hands in Phoenix and LA..

  3. iamanidiotfan - Apr 9, 2012 at 2:25 PM

    They should make him switch helmets to the Messier helmet for at least a few games.

  4. crosberries - Apr 9, 2012 at 5:39 PM

    Thank god that prayer session worked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If they win it all it’s all because of the big man upstairs

    • nobandwagoners - Apr 10, 2012 at 2:04 AM

      Let’s hope that Daniel IS fully healed and back 100% and not trying to come back before he’s fully recovered. It’s not worth risking a short time gain, for even longer term pain. Taking the 1st playoff game off would give him almost another week of recovery time, if needed. Canucks can get by without him for at least one game.

  5. DTF31 - Apr 9, 2012 at 5:41 PM

    How do we know it wasn’t Henrik? Mind games people, mind games.

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