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After 24-game absence, Silfverberg returns for Anaheim

Dec 17, 2013, 2:05 PM EDT

Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Anaheim Ducks waits for a face off against the Colorado Avalanche at Honda Center on September 22, 2013 in Anaheim, California.
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Jakob Silfverberg‘s time on the shelf is over.

Silfverberg confirmed he’ll return to the lineup tonight when the Ducks take on the Wings in Detroit, according to the O.C. Register. It’ll be the first time the Swedish forward will suit up since suffering a broken hand against his old team, the Ottawa Senators, on Oct. 25.

Silfverberg, 23, was one of the key pieces that came to Anaheim in the Bobby Ryan trade and looked very good to start the year, scoring four goals and seven points in his first 11 games.

The Register reports Silfverberg took rushes this morning on a line with Saku Koivu and Andrew Cogliano.

 

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