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Henrik Sedin (ribs) to miss third straight game

Jan 26, 2014, 10:13 AM EST

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Henrik Sedin and his aching ribs won’t be on the ice tonight for the Vancouver Canucks as they take on the Phoenix Coyotes.

Canucks coach Mike Sullivan said Sedin will miss his third straight game with the injury, but all is not lost.

“He’s still day-to-day, he’s not going to play [Sunday] but he’s making progress.”

Sedin was injured originally on January 16 against the Coyotes after taking a cross-check from forward Martin Hanzal. He did play the following game against Calgary, but only managed to play just over 12 minutes.

Then again, maybe it’s for the best he’s going to miss out playing tonight considering there could be shenanigans afoot.

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